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Turkish elections: election board rejects call for Ankara recount

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By Euronews
Turkish elections: election board rejects call for Ankara recount

<p>The local election board in the Turkish capital Ankara has rejected a call from the main opposition <span class="caps">CHP</span> party to recount the results of Sunday’s local election in the city, a source in the <span class="caps">CHP</span> told Reuters on Friday.</p> <p>Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan’s Islamist-rooted AK Party largely dominated Turkey’s electoral map in the local polls, keeping control of the main cities including Istanbul and Ankara, where the <span class="caps">CHP</span> had challenged the result.</p> <p>The source said the <span class="caps">CHP</span> would appeal the election board’s decision.</p> <p>Reuters</p>