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Turkey’s Main Opposition Celebrates Sweeping Election Victories in Istanbul and Ankara

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Turkey’s main opposition party has claimed big election victories in the main cities of Istanbul and Ankara.

The results are a significant blow for Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who had hoped to regain control of the cities less than a year after he claimed a third term as President.

He led the campaign to win in Istanbul, where he grew up and became mayor.

But Ekrem Imamoglu, who first won the city in 2019, scored a second victory for the secular opposition, Republican People’s Party (CHP).

President Erdogan, acknowledged the election had not gone as he had hoped, but told supporters in Ankara it would not mark an end for the Party but rather a turning point.

He promised supporters his party would learn its lessons from the defeat.

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