Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

12th President of Turkey from 2014

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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is a Turkish politician serving as the 12th and current President of Turkey since 2014. He previously served as Prime Minister from 2003 to 2014 and as Mayor of Istanbul from 1994 to 1998. He founded the Justice and Development Party (AKP) in 2001, leading it to general election victories in 2002, 2007 and 2011 before standing down upon his election as President in 2014. Coming from an Islamist political background and as a self-described conservative democrat, he has promoted socially conservative and liberal economic policies in his administration.

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attacked Istanbul's ousted mayor on Tuesday, days before a crucial re-run of the municipal vote, accusing him of being aligned..
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Istanbul's mayoral candidates argued over the election they contested in March in a rare televised debate on Sunday, a week before a re-run vote seen as a test..
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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he expected Russian S-400 missile defense systems to start arriving in Turkey in the first half of July, broadcaster NTV..
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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he expected Russian S-400 missile defense systems to start arriving in Turkey in the first half of July, broadcaster NTV..
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Turkey's presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Thursday he spoke on the phone with President Donald Trump's national security advisor John Bolton to..
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Turkey’s contract with Russia over the purchase of the Russian S-400 missile systems is a “done deal,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says, once...
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Turkey has already bought S-400 defense systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, an..
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Turkey has already bought S-400 defense systems from Russia which he hopes will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday.
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This is a showdown that’s been in the making for at least two years. The Tyrant of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a man who is allegedly one of our allies, has..
1 week ago • WorldNews

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