Recep Tayyip Erdoğan becomes Turkey’s first popularly elected president, taking 51.7 percent of the vote to win the polls in the first round
ANALYSIS – With Erdoğan’s election as president, politics in Ankara is now focused on the next prime minister and chairman of the AKP, who is expected to be announced by Erdoğan in the coming days
Outgoing Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan thanks his supporters after winning his country’s first direct presidential election.
‘All of Turkey has won today,’ Erdoğan said in his victory speech, vowing to a start a ‘new era of social reconciliation by leaving old disputes in the Old Turkey’
‘We will continue to serve our nation for a better democracy and to make the resolution process rein,’ Erdoğan said in brief victory speech
Although last in the race, Demirtaş shown signs that the Kurdish movement could embrace larger parts of society
Landmark presidential elections remain low-key as Turkeys prime minister sets sights on consolidating power
Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to win the country’s first ever direct presidential election in the first round, state-run Anadolu news agency said Sunday.