Preliminary partial results show Erdogan in the lead with 55.06 percent of the ballot boxes opened.

Iran PressAsia:Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency says the incumbent president leads with 55.80 percent as his opponent Kilicdaroglu stands at 44.20 percent.

Vote counting is under way in Turkey’s first-ever presidential election run-off.

Incumbent Recep Tayyip Erdogan seeks re-election against Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the main opposition candidate.

The Turkish Supreme Election Council has lifted its ban on broadcasting election results as of 18:15pm local time (15:15 GMT).

This is while, the participation in the presidential elections of the Republic of Turkiye has been announced by state-run Anadolu Agency as 83.08 percent, but lower than the first run. 


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