After loss, Erdogan vows to listen to people’s ‘messages’

Credit: Seattle Times- Published on June 25, 2019
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In his first public appearance since a crushing defeat in a rerun election for mayor of Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to draw lessons from “the messages given by the people.” Addressing legislators from his ruling party on Tuesday, Erdogan again congratulated opposition...
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Published on June 24, 2019 -  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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