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YSK concludes presidential polls, Erdoğan to take oath Saturday

The Supreme Election Board (YSK) has finalized the results of the runoff presidential polls in which President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan came out to be victorious once again by securing 52.18 percent of the votes.

Erdoğan will take oath on June 3 to start his new five-year term as the 13th president.

Parliamentary results expected on May 30

The final results of the parliamentary elections held on May 14 will be announced on May 30 at the latest, according to Supreme Election Council (YSK) head Ahmet Yener.

"The appeal files that have reached the [Supreme Election] council will be discussed today, and depending on their fate, the parliamentary results will be known today or tomorrow," YSK head Ahmet Yener said on May 29.

Youngest MP gets seat in parliament

Zehranur Aydemir, a 25-year-old representative of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), has become the youngest member of the Turkish parliament following the elections held on May 14.

Zehranur Aydemir, accompanied by her husband, Ömer Faruk Aydemir, registered at the assembly on May 25 to officially assume his parliamentary responsibilities.

Kılıçdaroğlu says he got people’s message from 1st round of polls

Opposition Nation Alliance's presidential candidate Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has described the May 28 runoff voting as a brand new election, calling on the people to get mobilized for bringing a change to the country, and stated he received the messages conveyed by the people to him in the first round of the polls.