Turkey Election Ruling Deals Blow to Erdogan Istanbul Revote Bid
By Selcan Hacaoglu
April 23, 2019, 8:37 AM EDT Updated on April 23, 2019, 9:17 AM EDT
Interim decision rejects key AKP rationale for new election
Party’s refusal to concede defeat could destabilize nation
Turkey’s highest electoral body dealt a setback to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s efforts to hold a new vote for Istanbul mayor after his ruling party was unseated in the country’s commercial hub.
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