Erdogan's Push for Another Istanbul Vote Fuels Democracy Concerns
By Selcan Hacaoglu
and Firat Kozok
April 8, 2019, 3:57 AM EDT Updated on April 8, 2019, 11:37 AM EDT
Ruling party is pushing election board to repeat vote in city
Opponents accuse him of interfering in democratic process
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan intensified his push for a rerun of last month’s election in Turkey’s biggest city, fueling concerns that an authoritarian streak in government is deepening and rattling investors in the Middle East’s leading economy.
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