Turkey’s Erdogan wins a new five-year term as president
By Khaama Press - Mon Jun 25 2018, 11:14 am
According to Turkey’s elections commission officials, President Erdogan has received the absolute majority of all valid vote during the presidential poll.
The State media reports indicate Erdogan has secured 53% of the votes while his closest rival Muharrem Ince secured 31% of the votes.
In the meantime, the Anadolu news agency reported that the Justice and Development Party (AKP) itself had 42% of the votes for parliament with 99% counted.
The source further added that its partner, the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), had 11% while it put the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) on 23%.
Reports indicate that 48 million people had participated in yesterday’s presidential and parliamentary elections.