Voting has ended at the diplomatic missions of the Republic of Turkey, where citizens could vote for the second round of presidential elections, which will be held on May 28, from May 20, Anadolia reports.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan shared an announcement for voters abroad who voted in the second round of the presidential election.
“The process of voting abroad, which began on May 20, ended today. I would like to thank each of my brothers who voted, reflecting their will and who proudly represent our nation around the world, even though they are far from their homeland” , Erdogan said.
Citizens at border crossings and airports will be able to vote until the close of regular polling stations, on Sunday, May 28, until 5 p.m.
“I call on our citizens, who have not yet been able to vote, to take advantage of this opportunity,” said the Turkish president.
As he said, there was a record turnout in the second round of the presidential elections, as well as in the elections on May 14.
“You did your civic duty in the best possible way,” Erdogan added.
In the second round of the presidential elections are the current Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who won 49.5 percent of the votes in the first round, and the leader of the Turkish opposition, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, who collected 44.89 percent of the votes in the first round.
Erdogan’s People’s Alliance led by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) won a majority in the state parliament in the first round.
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