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Run-off vote to be held after elections for Turkish Cypriot leader

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By Euronews
Run-off vote to be held after elections for Turkish Cypriot leader

<p>A second-round runoff is to be held among Turkish Cypriot voters after elections on Sunday to choose a new leader.</p> <p>With 95 percent of ballot papers counted, the conservative incumbent Dervis Eroglu is in the lead with just under 29 percent of the vote.</p> <p>In a week’s time he will go up against the leftist candidate Mustafa Akinci, who scored just under 27 percent.</p> <p>Turkish Cypriot voters in the north are choosing the person who will represent them in peace talks expected to resume soon with Greek Cypriots in the south.</p>