ANKARA, Turkey – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has defended his party’s pass to call for a full recount of votes solid in mayoral elections in Istanbul, claiming that “nearly all” of the voting changed into marred with the aid of irregularities.
Erdogan suffered a prime setback in ultimate week’s neighborhood elections after the competition took manipulate of the capital, Ankara, and won a good race for Istanbul.
A recount of votes that had been previously deemed invalid, demanded through Erdogan’s ruling celebration, is taking place in several districts, however the birthday celebration now desires a recount of all the ballots.
Erdogan stated: “we’ve got decided that certain (abnormal) acts were done.”
The competition, which now has a 14,000-vote lead, is disturbing that the ruling birthday party concede victory in Istanbul.