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Is this the beginning of the end for Erdogan?

2 April 2024

6:23 PM

2 April 2024

6:23 PM

President Erdogan’s political star rose when he won the local elections in Istanbul exactly 30 years ago. ‘The one who wins Istanbul wins the whole of Turkey,’ he once said. His famous sentence is now back to haunt him.

People already talk about ‘the beginning of the end’ for Erdogan

In Istanbul yesterday, tens of thousands of people gathered to celebrate not Erdogan but Ekrem Imamoglu, the opposition’s incumbent mayor, in municipal elections.

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