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Iraqi Kurdish PM congratulates Erdoğan on election win

Prime Minister of Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) Nechirvan Barzani on June 26 congratulated Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on his election win, expressing the desire to improve ties.

"We congratulate you, your party...," Barzani said, in a message he sent to Erdoğan, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

CHP accuses Anadolu Agency of 'manipulating' initial election results

The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) has accused state-run Anadolu Agency of deliberately creating misperceptions about the course of the election results, adding that the CHP's tally has President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's vote for the presidency at around 48 percent - far lower than the agency's current reporting. 

Legal proceedings launched against 10 foreigners who reportedly posed as election observers

Legal proceedings were started on June 24 against 10 foreign citizens "who posed as election observers and attempted to interfere with the election," according to Interior Ministry officials, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.