Erdogans setback in Turkeys local elections may not hurt him that much This is why

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A partial recount mostly of ballot papers that were previously deemed invalid is taking place in several Istanbul districts. We are seeing that organized crimes have taken place Erdogan told reporters before he left on a trip to Moscow. backed Kurdish fighters east of the Euphrates in Syria and said last year that preparations were complete for an operation. Our preparations on the border are finished everything is ready for an operation. AKP Deputy Chairman Ali Ihsan Yavuz told reporters on Sunday that party officials believe organized irregularity hurt the party and have officially appealed for a recount. As head of the AKP Erdogan is responsible for steering the party towards victory. While Erdogan discussed the Istanbul election most closely on Monday the Ankara mayoral election was also a close race. The CHP is the largest opposition party in the country though several other parties also control legislative seats won under the prior parliamentary system

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