Tag: AK Party
Turkey's main opposition claims a decisive victory in Istanbul's re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan's 16-year run.
Based on initial results and a series of recounts, the main opposition Republican People's Party won the mayoralty in Turkey's largest city,
A senior AKP official said on Tuesday it would demand a new vote in Istanbul after its bid was rejected for a citywide recount of the March 31 election results.
Opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu said the recount was completed in 9-10 districts on Thursday.
High Election Board head says recount of invalid votes should go ahead in eight Istanbul districts, including some AK Party strongholds.
President Tayyip Erdogan accuses Demirtas and the HDP of links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has carried out a decades-long insurgency against the Turkish state.