President of the European Council congratulates Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his victory in the presidential elections.
“Congratulations Recep Tayyip Erdogan for your reelection as President of Türkiye.
I look forward to working with you again to deepen European Union – Turkey relations in the years to come”, - tweeted Charles Michel.
Erdogan has won Turkey’s presidential election, defeating opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu in Sunday’s runoff vote and stretching his rule into a third decade. With 99.43% of the votes counted, preliminary official results announced by Turkey’s Supreme Election Council (YSK) on Sunday showed Erdogan winning with 52.14% of the votes. Kilicdaroglu received 47.86%.