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Turkey's Erdogan to discuss possible operation in Syria with Putin

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he planned to discuss a possible Turkish military operation in Syria when he visits Moscow for talks with President Vladimir Putin on Monday, Russia's RIA news agency reported.

Erdogan has vowed to crush US-backed Kurdish fighters east of the Euphrates in Syria and said last year that preparations were complete for an operation.

Election board ‘owner’ of vote counting, Turkish government says

The Supreme Election Board (YSK) is the "boss" of the vote counting process, which continued for a seventh day in Istanbul on April 7 since the March 31 local elections, Turkey's Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gül has said, with the ruling party applying to the board for a recount of all votes cast in all districts of Istanbul.