Turkish presidential elections set to run-off on May 28

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AMMAN — The head of the Supreme Electoral Committee in Turkeyconfirmed on Monday that a run-off round for the presidential elections held between President Tayyip Erdogan and his main rival, Kemal Kilicdaroglu will take place on May 28.اضافة اعلان

The committee’s chairman, Ahmed Yener stated that with approximately 35,000 uncounted votes remaining, Erdogan received 49.51 percent of the votes, while his rival Kilicdaroglu received 44.8 percent, according to Khaberni.

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel praised the "very high turnout" in the Turkish elections on Monday, considering it a "victory" for democracy.

Von der Leyen stated in a press conference alongside Charles Michel that "the high participation rate in these elections is really good news... It is a clear sign that the Turkish people are committed to exercising their democratic rights”..

Similarly, Charles Michel congratulated Turkish citizens.

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