Erdogan was officially declared the winner of the presidential elections in Turkey
Recep Tayyip Erdogan won the second round of the presidential election and was re-elected as the president of Turkey, the head of the Turkish Supreme Electoral Council said. The president of the council, Ahmet Yener, officially announced the election results, stating that Erdogan was elected as the new president with 52,14 percent of the vote.
Even if all the votes that have not yet been entered into the system go to another presidential candidate, the results will not change.
Erdogan received 27.513.587 votes or 5214%, according to data released by the country's Supreme Election Council, beating his opponent Kemal Kilicdaroglu who had 25.260.109 votes or 47,86%.
And Zelenski congratulated him
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky congratulated Erdogan.
"I congratulate the President of Turkey on his victory in the presidential elections," he wrote. We count on further strengthening of the strategic partnership for the benefit of our countries, as well as strengthening of cooperation for the security and stability of Europe", he added.
Greetings President of Turkey @RTERdogan on the occasion of victories in the presidential elections. We look forward to the further strengthening of the strategic partnership of our countries, as well as the strengthening of cooperation for the security and stability of Europe.
- Володимир Зеленський (@ZelenskyyUa) May 28, 2023