The New York Times comments on the rerun of Istanbul elections
In an article published by the US’ The New York Times Turkey's top election board’s announcement on the vote for the mayor of Istanbul has been discussed.
“Mr. Erdogan himself at times seemed to be ready to concede, amid warnings in Turkey and abroad that, if he tried to cancel the election, the ensuing political turmoil would risk a deeper economic crisis.” it said.
“… Critics say Mr. Erdogan has managed to invalidate what had been a humiliating defeat for his party in Istanbul, the country’s largest city, commercial capital.” it added.