"The Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party AKP lost power in the capital Ankara in Sunday's local elections. The opposition is also leading in the mångmiljonstaden Istanbul – but it is extremely even."
"– starting tomorrow morning, so we will identify where we have failed and take action."
"If the AKP loses prestigestaden Istanbul, it is a double setback for Erdogan, who himself kampanjade intensively during the election campaign."
"According to Turkish media, won the leader of the opposition Republican people's party (CHP) clearly in Ankara. But the result in Istanbul seems to be extremely even. Despite this, both the AKP and the CHP during the night proclaimed victory over Istanbul."
"During the Monday morning, announced the head of the country's electoral commission, Sadi Guven, at a press conference that the CHP after all leading a bit of the AKP in the mångmiljonstaden."
"Erdogan's conservative islamist justice and development party has won every election since it came to power in 2002. It very much depends on a good economic development."
"But now the Turkish economy is in big trouble. Inflation is high as well as unemployment and last year's currency crisis, when the lira lost more than 30 percent of its value, have resulted in negative growth."
"in 2001, Erdogan, the conservative islamist Justice and development party (AKP). Since then, the party has ∑∑been the dominant force in Turkish politics, with Erdogan as prime minister from 2003."
"2014 was elected Erdogan to the president, the first in Turkey who is chosen by a general election."
"Erdogan was re-elected president with an absolute majority in June 2018."