Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who has been in power for two decades, is set to face a runoff on May 28. This is an unprecedented situation in Turkish politics.

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  • Turkish President Erdoğan faces a runoff against his main rival Kılıçdaroğlu on May 28.
  • Erdoğan failed to win more than 50% of the votes.
  • Erdoğan’s party, the AKP, remains the largest party in parliament.
  • The runoff could change the course of Turkish history.

T urkey is on the edge of a political earthquake. For the first time in 20 years, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will have to face a runoff to keep his seat.

He failed to win more than half of the votes in the recent election, and now he has to compete with his main rival, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu. The runoff will take place on May 28, and it could change the course of Turkish history.


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