May 14, which has been expected for months, has arrived… While voting continues in Turkey today, the world press, which has shared detailed and comprehensive analyzes and comments on the elections in the last period, used remarkable headlines today.
Release: 11:39 – 14 May 2023 Updated:
Turkey is at the ballot box today… Comprehensive analyzes by international news agencies and media organizations about the elections in Turkey continued today as well… Many media organizations reported the developments with striking headlines with the start of the voting process…
REUTERS: ERDOĞAN MAY END 20 YEARS OF POWER
British news agency Reuters, which published comprehensive analyzes with the photos it shared from the ballot boxes, used the headline “Turkey is voting in the critical election that will end Erdogan’s 20-year rule”.
In the news by Daren Butler, “The economic crisis that lasted for years has reduced support for Erdoğan. Erdogan, a veteran election campaigner, has a loyal following. It was also stated in the news that Kılıçdaroğlu was ahead in the polls.
“Is it the end of an era”
“Turks are voting today in one of the most important elections in modern Turkey’s 100-year history, which could oust President Erdogan and put an end to his government’s increasingly authoritarian regime. Voting will not only determine who will rule Turkey, but also how it will be governed. In the news, it was noted that there was a tight race in the parliament.
Speaking with some voters in Diyarbakir, Reuters reported that some voters voted for Erdogan and some for the opposition. In the news, the comment was made that “queues formed at the polls in Diyarbakir”. The news in Reuters also included the headline “Is it the end of an era” and said, “The 69-year-old Erdogan is fighting to get through the toughest political test.”
“ERDOĞAN’S FUTURE IS MATTER”
The US-based media organization Bloomberg also published a remarkable news about the President and Parliamentary Elections, where voting started today.
For the elections, “The most critical election in a generation in Turkey. In this election, it will be voted to extend President Erdogan’s increasingly authoritarian regime to 30 years. While it was pointed out that Turkey has many roles in the international community, it was reminded that there was an economic crisis in the country.
FT: ERDOĞAN’S HARDEST EXAM
One of Britain’s leading newspapers, the Financial Times, used the headline “Turkey is going to the polls while Erdogan is facing his toughest test”.
The report in the Financial Times stated that it will be Turkey’s most critical election and said, “Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has been leading the country for a long time, will work to fend off Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, who is leading a united opposition.”
The article commented, “Erdogan, who made his last campaign at the Hagia Sophia Mosque, is still popular among conservative voters and in the heart of Anatolia.”
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