Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

President congratulates Erdogan on election victory

President Katerina Sakellaropoulou sent a message to re-elected Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday, congratulating him on his victory.

In her message, the president notes that she looks forward to the further development of bilateral relations on the basis of international law with the goal of securing regional peace and stability.

Cyprus president congratulates Erdogan on re-election, expresses readiness for talks resumption

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides on Monday extended his congratulations to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for his re-election and emphasized Cyprus' preparedness to resume discussions on the Cyprus issue, picking up from where they left off in Crans-Montana in 2017.

Swedish foreign minister to meet Turkish counterpart for NATO discussion

Sweden's Foreign Minister Tobias Billstrom will meet his Turkish counterpart this week to discuss Sweden's delayed NATO accession process, he told a broadcaster on Monday.

Billstrom said he had contacted Mevlut Cavusoglu to congratulate President Tayyip Erdogan on his victory in the presidential election over the weekend.

Greek caretaker PM congratulates Erdogan on election victory

Greece's caretaker prime pinister, Ioannis Sarmas, sent a letter to Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday, extending his congratulations on his re-election as the president of Turkey and expressing wishes for peace and prosperity for the Turkish people.

Erdogan extended his rule into a third decade by defeating Kemal Kilicdaroglu in the country's runoff election Sunday.

Erdogan retains power, now faces challenges over the economy and earthquake recovery

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has a mandate to rule until 2028, securing five more years as leader of a country at the crossroads of Europe and Asia that plays a key role in NATO. He must now confront skyrocketing inflation that has fueled a cost-of-living crisis and rebuild in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that killed more than 50,000 people.

Turkish lira teeters near record low as Erdogan secures victory

Turkey's lira wobbled near record lows against the dollar as President Tayyip Erdogan secured victory in the country's presidential election on Sunday, extending his increasingly authoritarian rule into a third decade.

The currency was at 20.05 to the dollar during Asian hours, just shy of the 20.06 record low hit on Friday.

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