Every election is an exam, opportunity: Erdoğan
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on April 27 that Turkey's ruling party succeeded in local elections held last month, Hurriyet Daily News reported.
“Every election is an exam, struggle and an opportunity for assessment. We substantially succeeded in the March 31 local elections,” said Erdoğan, addressing a gathering of the AKPin the capital Ankara.
He called the mayoral elections of Istanbul questionable, adding: “All doubts must be eliminated so that the people feel relieved.”