Turkey’s Erdogan claims victory in presidential election

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan claimed victory in Sunday’s presidential election and said his ruling AK Party and its alliance partner had won a parliamentary majority.

However, the main opposition party said it was too early to concede defeat and said it believed Erdogan could still fall short of the 50 percent needed to avoid a runoff on July 8.

“Our people have given us the job of carrying out the presidential and executive posts,” he said in a short speech from Istanbul.

“I hope nobody will try to cast a shadow on the results and...


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Turkey’s Erdogan claims victory in presidential election


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