Erdogan fights to hold Turkey’s cities in bitter election battle

Erdogan fights to hold Turkey’s cities in bitter election battle

Less than a year after he celebrated election triumph in Ankara, Turkey’s leader Tayyip Erdogan faces the embarrassment of losing his capital in local polls. Erdogan has ruled Turkey for 16 years. A Sunday municipal election threatens to inflict the first defeat for his Islamist-rooted AK Party in Ankara. Erdogan has portrayed the vote as an existential choice for Turkey.

Timothy
Timothy
Andre Gerard
Andre Gerard 1 year

We all know how that "election" will end...

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