Turkish general election
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.
Erdoğan calls for unity, solidarity in his new presidential term
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has pledged to build the "Century of Türkiye" together with the nation and called for unity after his victory in the presidential runoff on May 28.
World leaders congratulate Erdoğan
Leaders from across the globe took to social media to extend their congratulations to Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as he secured his reelection in the presidential runoff election.
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Erdogan claims victory in Turkey’s presidential runoff
Turkey's incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared victory in his country's runoff election, extending his rule into a third decade.
In his first comments since the polls closed, Erdogan spoke to supporters on a campaign bus outside his home in Istanbul.
Erdoğan thanks supporters as unofficial results show him leading in runoff
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan thanked supporters on May 28 as the vote count has neared end, with unofficial results showing him leading in runoff.
"We will be ruling the country for the coming five years," Erdoğan told his cheering supporters from atop a bus in his home district in Istanbul. "God willing, we will be deserving of your trust."
Turkey election 2023: What’s at stake in the runoff?
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan aims to extend his rule into a third decade in an election on Sunday, with the momentum seen in his favor in the runoff vote after a first round showed him ahead of his challenger, Kemal Kilicdaroglu.
May 14 polls showed ‘dictatorship claims pure nonsense’: Erdoğan
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said Türkiye's electoral process is a strong response to some Western groups who claim dictatorship prevails in Türkiye.
Erdoğan vows harmony in legislature, executive, judiciary organs
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan pledged on May 24 to ensure that the legislature, executive and judiciary organs would work in harmony in the coming period.
"We will do this with your support," Erdoğan said at a rally in the capital Ankara.
Opposition sees presidential runoff as ‘referendum’
The opposition Nation Alliance has said that it sees the upcoming presidential election runoff as a "referendum," making calls on people to vote for democracy.
New homes to be ready for quake victims by November: Erdoğan
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has announced that the government will hand over the first batch of new homes to earthquake victims by October or November, underlining that their priority will be the reconstruction of the quake-hit provinces if they win the presidential elections on May 28.