Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Turkey


Poobah potentate……….

Smashing his opposition in the media and on the political field, Erdogan is that much closer to driving the final nail into Ataturk’s secular republic.

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NOTE: The Turkish Putin. Once a long term serving PM now he’s going to be a long term serving president.


Turkey election: President Erdogan tightens his grip on power in surprise landslide victory

AKP supporters celebrate in Istanbul

As the Kurdish and secular parties’ support falls away, the Turkish President is handed a mandate that will allow him to monopolise power and intervene in Syria

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won a decisive victory in the Turkish parliamentary election, with his Justice and Development Party (AKP) winning a majority of seats and defeating the other three opposition parties.

With 98 per cent of the vote counted, the AKP had won 49.4 per cent and 316 seats in the 550 seat parliament, a far better performance than predicted by the polls. These had mostly forecast that the AKP would fail to win back the majority it lost in the last election on 7 June.

“Today is a victory for our democracy and our people … Hopefully, we will serve you well for the next four years and stand in front of you once again in 2019,” Prime Minister and AKP leader Ahmet  Davutoglu said last night.

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