Speaking over the phone, Erdogan and Trump stressed commitment to the Turkish-US "strategic partnership," especially in defence and military relations.
As President Erdogan was re-elected on Sunday to lead Turkey, we spoke to Ahmet Tarik Celenk, a prominent political analyst, who explained what Erdogan's victory implies in local and geopolitical contexts.
The head of Turkey's Supreme Election Council has confirmed Erdogan's victory in the election and says the official results will be announced on July 5. Meanwhile, CHP's Ince, Erdogan's main rival in the presidential race has conceded defeat.
Turkish citizens voted in the June 24 polls to elect the president and members of parliament. A new system for Turkish politics, an executive presidency, has also come into effect with #TurkeyElections.
With less than a day till the 2018 presidential and general elections in Turkey, here's a look at the political parties running, and their political inclinations.
Turkey is home to millions of migrants and refugees, especially Syrians. As politicians create policies that have an impact on migrants and refugees, these communities hope for a favourable outcome in the elections.
Turkey's political discourse has markedly changed from previous elections. The need to gather a popular majority for a presidential candidate is forcing parties to broaden their appeal with more inclusive messaging.
Ahead of the June 24 #TurkeyElections, the governing AK Party’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the opposition CHP’s Muharrem Ince both hope to send Syrian refugees home, join the EU, and continue to press for Fetullah Gulen's extradition from the US.
With election activities in full swing, party flags, posters and campaign tents of political parties across Istanbul portray a contentious political atmosphere ahead of Turkey's upcoming polls.
Turks will go to the polls on June 24 to decide their future president, who will govern for the next five years. Members of the parliament will be elected, too. Ahead of the elections we take a close look at the main presidential candidates.
The UN vote on President Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision shows us his action was rejected worldwide, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tells TRT World in a special interview.
Ankara has confirmed six candidates who will stand in the presidential election on June 24, as the nation heads to the polls to elect both their new president and new members of parliament.
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