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2019 Istanbul mayoral election

The European Union and leading member states such as Belgium, France and Germany, criticize the Turkish government's decision to re-run Istanbul's mayoral election, which was won by underdog Ekrem İmamoğlu of the opposition multi-party Nation Alliance.

The EU and member states sharply criticise decision to re-run mayoral election lost by ruling party.

  1. BBC
  2. Reuters
International outcry over Istanbul re-run