President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will be staying in his post for another term. His victory was confirmed by Turkey’s Supreme Electoral Council.
“Based on provisional results, it is decided that Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is elected as president,” the council announced.
Erdoğan received 52.14% of votes.
His competitor for the six opposition parties alliance Kemal Kilicdaroglu received 47.86% of votes, according to the council.
The 69-year-old Erdoğan, who has been in power in Turkey as prime minister and president for 20 years, has been re-elected for another five-year term.
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