Poroshenko held a telephone conversation with Erdogan

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko congratulated Recep Tayyip Erdogan on victory in presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey on June 24.

It is noted that Poroshenko and Erdogan discussed the current issues on the bilateral agenda. It was about the expansion of mutually beneficial cooperation in trade-economic sphere, energy sector and defense industry.

The two leaders expressed mutual interest in further strengthening of strategic partnership relations between Ukraine and Turkey.

In addition, special attention was paid to the preparations for the meeting of the Strategic Council of presidents, to be held in Turkey.

Poroshenko appeared at a joint photo with the head of the unrecognized Republic

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko was on a photo with the now head of the unrecognized Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Mustafa Akinci (far left).

The official did during the inaugural ceremony of the TRANS-Anatolian gas pipeline (TANAP), which was held today, 12 June in the Turkish city of Eskisehir.

Northern Cyprus in the current status was formed in 1975. This was preceded by a constitutional crisis and enter the island by Turkish troops.

The majority of countries, except Turkey, do not officially recognize the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus as an independent state. TRNC separate from the rest of Cyprus (Republic of Cyprus) buffer zone. The line separating the island into two sectors (the so-called “Green line”), guarded by a contingent of Armed forces of UN peacekeeping in Cyprus (UNFICYP).

The victory of Erdogan in the elections made fun of vivid caricature

Well-known Russian artist Sergei Elkin in the new cartoon has depicted the victory of Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the presidential elections in Turkey.

Cartoon published on the Facebook page in DW (in Russian).

Turkish President pictured in his football uniform, and the scoreboard lit figure of 52.5%.

Erdogan is gaining 56.5 per cent after counting half of the ballots

In the parliamentary elections in Turkey, the leader of the ruling justice and development (47 percent). The leading opposition forces – the Republican people’s party 19 percent of the vote.Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday, June 24, in the lead on elections of the President on the results of counting half of the ballots. He is gaining 56.5% of the votes. His main rival – the candidate of the Republican people’s party (CHP), Muharrem ince of 28.6 per cent.

If after counting all ballots, no one candidate will not overcome the 50% barrier, 8 July will be held the second round.

The turnout was high

In the parliamentary elections, also held on 24 June, the leading Party of justice and development (47 percent) under the chairmanship of Erdogan. The leading opposition forces – the Republican people’s party 19 percent. The Pro-Kurdish Party democracy peoples gaining nine per cent votes. These are the intermediate data after counting 40 percent of the ballots.

The turnout remained at a high level and for both polls was about 87 percent.

Polling stations closed at 17:00 local time (17:00 GMT). After the votes are initially counted the votes cast for presidential candidates, reports the Anadolu news Agency.

The transition to a presidential form of government

In the presidential race involved six candidates. The main question – can Erdogan win in the first round.

The election result may be to move Turkey to a presidential form of government. The future head of state will have greater powers. He will simultaneously perform the duties of the President and the head of the government, will have the right to appoint and dismiss Ministers and the Vice-presidents, to declare a state of emergency, to initiate referendums. The powers of the Parliament and the government will be significantly reduced, and the position of Prime Minister was abolished.

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