Baghdad / Obelisk Al-Hadath: The counting of votes began in the second round of the Turkish presidential elections, amid intense competition between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the head of the Republican People’s Party, the largest opposition party, Kamal Kilicdaroglu.
The participation rate in the second round of the presidential elections was 83.99%.
And polling stations closed across Turkey at five o’clock, in preparation for the counting of votes in a ballot in which 60 million voters participated.
Preliminary results showed that after 61.38% of the votes were counted, Erdogan advanced with 55.26%, compared to 44.74% for Kilicdaroglu.
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