Erdogan addressing his supporters in Ankara, during a ceremony marking the first anniversary of the 2016 attempted coup against his rule (Photo by Umit Bektas / Reuters)

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:40 P.M.) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated on Sunday evening that he has been victorious in this latest presidential election.

“Our people have given us the job of carrying out the presidential and executive posts,” he stated from Istanbul.

“I hope nobody will try to cast a shadow on the results and harm democracy in order to hide their own failure,” he added.

Erdogan allegedly received 52.8 percent of the vote; however, his opponents have called for a recount.


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Moreover, he claimed victory while only 39% of ballot boxes were counted… Any way, the votes of expats in other countries had been made before and not counted on site but sent to Ankara to be counted at the same time as the others… The trick to move ballot boxes then substitute these with others favouring you is an old way to rig elections and on 38M voters, 3M are abroad… Giving a press conference, he praised electoral commissions and election observers… First time EVER I hear of some winning candidate praising such actors… Unless… Leaked Erdogan Video Stokes Turkish… Read more »