|Supporters of Turkish President Erdoğan hold Turkish and AK Party flags and greet after closing voting for the Turkish presidential and parliamentary elections in Ankara, Turkey, 24 June 2018.|
World leaders, including Palestine's Mahmoud Abbas, Azerbaijan's Aliyev, Hungary's Viktor Orban and Bosnia's Bakir Izetbegovic called Recep Tayyip Erdoğan late Sunday as the preliminary results suggested a victory for the incumbent president.Waiting on the reports of Putin's call to congratulate
It'll be interesting to read about who calls and who doesn't call
Aliyev was the first head of state to call his Turkish counterpart after the results.
With almost 80 percent of votes counted in Turkey's presidential elections, incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is predicted to emerge winner with a 54.4 percent lead.
Main opposition Republican People's Party's (CHP) presidential candidate Muharrem Ince received 29.8 percent of the votes.
Meanwhile, the newly formed Good Party's (İP) presidential candidate Meral Akşener gets 7.5 percent of the votes and the pro-PKK Peoples' Democratic Party's (HDP) candidate Selahattin Demirtaş has won 7.2 percent.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan received congratulations from Qatari Emir.
Greek Foreign Minister Nikolaos Kotzias and Guinea's Mamadi Toure also called Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu to congratulate him on AK Party's success in the elections.
With almost 90 percent of votes counted in Turkey's presidential elections, incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is set to emerge as the winner with a 52.9 percent lead.
YeniSafak: 87.9 percent voter turnout
Turks hit the streets celebrating AK victory
Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Justice and Development (AK) Party have started to celebrate election victory across the nation.
Interesting to compare Turkish and regional coverage to that of the 5 eyes media
Turkey election: Partial results put Erdogan above 50 per cent- Canada
It would be more accurate to state the majority results put Erdogan above 50 percent.
Since ballot counting is at almost 100 percent in Turkey- 98.3 percent as I do this update (3:40 pm est)
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