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Moscow, May 15 – Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Turkey is able to guarantee transparent elections and prevent illegal actions, commenting on the threat of US interference in the Turkish elections.
The head of the Turkish High Electoral Commission, Ahmet Yener, said that the incumbent President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, received more than 49% of the vote in the presidential elections held on May 14, his rival Kemal Kilicdaroglu – almost 45% of the vote. On Monday, the data showed after ballots were processed from 99% of the country’s polling stations. The election ends in the first round if one of the candidates receives 50% of the vote. Otherwise, the winner will be decided in the second round on May 28. Experts see a second round of elections as inevitable.
He noted that the Kremlin has no doubts about the above.
Election of the thirteenth president of Turkey

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On Sunday, Türkiye elects the country’s thirteenth president and a new parliament.

A woman with a child at a polling station during voting in the general elections in Istanbul

On Sunday, Türkiye elects the country’s thirteenth president and a new parliament.

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In the first direct presidential election since 1923, held on August 10, 2014, Recep Tayyip Erdogan won. He was re-elected for a second term on June 24, 2018.

Election officials count ballot papers at a polling station in Adana

In the first direct presidential election since 1923, held on August 10, 2014, Recep Tayyip Erdogan won. He was re-elected for a second term on June 24, 2018.

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Three candidates are now vying for the presidency, but the main conflict is expected to unfold between the current President of the Republic, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and the only opposition candidate, Kemal Kilicdaroglu.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the polling station during voting in the general elections in Istanbul

Three candidates are now vying for the presidency, but the main conflict is expected to unfold between the current President of the Republic, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and the only opposition candidate, Kemal Kilicdaroglu.

3 out of 10

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The second round of the presidential election, in the event that no candidate receives 50 percent of the vote, is scheduled for May 28.

A queue outside a polling station in Istanbul where voting for the general elections is taking place

The second round of the presidential election, in the event that no candidate receives 50 percent of the vote, is scheduled for May 28.

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The main rival of the incumbent president, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, campaigned in opposition to Erdogan, trying to attract those who, for one reason or another, are dissatisfied with the authorities.

Kemal Kilicdaroglu casts his vote at a polling station in Ankara

The main rival of the incumbent president, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, campaigned in opposition to Erdogan, trying to attract those who, for one reason or another, are dissatisfied with the authorities.

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Simultaneously with the presidential elections in Turkey, parliamentary elections are held – the Grand National Assembly, which consists of 600 deputies elected for a five-year term.

A woman casts her ballot at a polling station in Diyarbakir, Türkiye

Simultaneously with the presidential elections in Turkey, parliamentary elections are held – the Grand National Assembly, which consists of 600 deputies elected for a five-year term.

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There are two main coalitions in the current parliament: Republican (ruling) and People’s (opposition). 24 political parties and 151 independent candidates were registered to participate in the elections.

A man receives ballot papers at a polling station in Ankara

There are two main coalitions in the current parliament: Republican (ruling) and People’s (opposition). 24 political parties and 151 independent candidates were registered to participate in the elections.

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More than 60 million voters in the country are expected to vote, and another three million citizens living abroad voted as early as April 27 to May 9.

A woman at a polling station during voting in the general elections in Istanbul

More than 60 million voters in the country are expected to vote, and another three million citizens living abroad voted as early as April 27 to May 9.

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Polling stations opened on Sunday at 08:00 local time (coinciding with Moscow time), and will close at 17:00.

Members of the Electoral Commission at a polling station during voting in the general elections in Istanbul

Polling stations opened on Sunday at 08:00 local time (coinciding with Moscow time), and will close at 17:00.

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Preliminary election results will be announced in Türkiye by midnight.

A man at a polling station in Istanbul

Preliminary election results will be announced in Türkiye by midnight.

10 out of 10

On Sunday, Türkiye elects the country’s thirteenth president and a new parliament.

1 out of 10

In the first direct presidential election since 1923, held on August 10, 2014, Recep Tayyip Erdogan won. He was re-elected for a second term on June 24, 2018.

2 out of 10

Three candidates are now vying for the presidency, but the main conflict is expected to unfold between the current President of the Republic, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and the only opposition candidate, Kemal Kilicdaroglu.

3 out of 10

The second round of the presidential election, in the event that no candidate receives 50 percent of the vote, is scheduled for May 28.

4 out of 10

The main rival of the incumbent president, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, campaigned in opposition to Erdogan, trying to attract those who, for one reason or another, are dissatisfied with the authorities.

5 out of 10

Simultaneously with the presidential elections in Turkey, parliamentary elections are held – the Grand National Assembly, which consists of 600 deputies elected for a five-year term.

6 out of 10

There are two main coalitions in the current parliament: Republican (ruling) and People’s (opposition). 24 political parties and 151 independent candidates were registered to participate in the elections.

7 out of 10

More than 60 million voters in the country are expected to vote, and another three million citizens living abroad voted as early as April 27 to May 9.

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Polling stations opened on Sunday at 08:00 local time (coinciding with Moscow time), and will close at 17:00.

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Preliminary election results will be announced in Türkiye by midnight.

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