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Turkish government: Erdogan wins election

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ISTANBUL – Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the presidential elections in Turkey won. That says a spokesman of the Turkish government.

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People in Turkey are celebrating.

According to Turkish state media is going to Erdogan, at the time of writing 95% of the votes are counted, to head with of 52.7 percent of the votes. His biggest rival Muharrem Ince, from the centre-left CHP, with 30.7 percent. The rise would be above 85 percent. While the state media is still counting, called a spokesman of the government, the victory of Erdogan.

The opposition puts question marks in the polls of state-owned media such as Hürriyet. A spokesman for Ince’s CHP party claims that the coverage is focused on ” the results of the election’. On the basis of own data, scored the president at no time more than 48 percent, according to the party.

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Congratulations from Amsterdam, the netherlands

The Serbian president, Aleksandar Vucic and the Hungarian leader Victor Orbán have the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan Sunday night as the first congratulations on his electoral triumph. That has the state news agency Anadolu reported.

Also in the Netherlands, the profit of Erdogan celebrated. In the Amsterdam neighbourhood of Bos en Lommer filled a parade of honking cars with Turkish flags in the streets.

Also a party in Amsterdam.

Threshold

In the past, reported state news agency Anadolu, after the closing of the polling stations invariably a large lead of Erdogan. As the evening progressed, it was getting smaller and smaller.

Actually was only one question for the evening is relevant: remains Erdogan is above 50 percent? He has an absolute majority necessary for a new term. He would have that threshold, then it would be on 8 July, a second round will follow, with only one opponent.

Parliament

At the same time with the presidential elections there are also elections. Also leading the AK party, with 42 percent of the vote. The CHP party has 22 percent, MHP eleven and the pro-Kurdish HDP also eleven. This seem to be the Kurds, the new electoral threshold to have been met.

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