Turks Celebrate in Berlin as Erdogan Wins Election

Turkish flags flew and car horns blared along Berlin’s Tauentzienstraße on May 28, as the large local Turkish community celebrated President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s defeat of challenger Kemal Kilicdaroglu to win another term in office.

Results showed Erdogan won 52.1 percent of the vote to Kilicdaroglu’s 47.9 percent.

Germany’s Chancellor Olaf Scholz tweeted: “Germany and Turkiye are close partners and allies, our people and economies are deeply intertwined. Congratulations to President Erdogan – together we want to advance our common agenda with a fresh impetus!” Credit: @omer_sancak66 via Storyful

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