Neither incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan nor his rival Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu secured the necessary 50 per cent majority to avoid a run-off on 28 May.
Members of Turkey’s Green Left Party and Peoples’ Democratic Party speak out after first round of elections, claim election outcome is ‘partially due to fraud, conspiracy’
As accusations of manipulation, and mistrust intensify, the integrity of the election process in Turkey is being called into question.
In an early morning speech from his balcony, President Erdoğan continued his pre-election accusations of “terrorism” against the opposition, targeting the jailed Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtaş.
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