Erdogan lost Istanbul. Now he’ll use all his power to bring down Turkey’s newly confident opposition

Credit: Haaretz- Published 3 weeks ago
Having realized he couldn’t nix and fix the Istanbul vote again, the opposition ‘Brand Imamoglu’ is becoming a critical threat to a newly vulnerable Turkish president – and he’ll do anything he can to destroy it
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Published 3 weeks ago -  02:25
Blow to Turkey's Erdogan as opposition wins big in Istanbul
Ekrem Imamoglu, mayoral candidate of the secularist Republican People's Party (CHP) and Turkey's main opposition, claimed a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul's re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan during his 16 years in power and promising a new beginning in the country's largest city. CHP supporters expressed their excitement over the win and Imamoglu's rival AK party candidate Binali Yildirim said his wish was for Imamoglu 'to serve Istanbul well'. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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