Erdogan's party defeated in Turkey's elections

Erdogan’s party defeated in Turkey’s elections

Erdogan’s ruling party has suffered its biggest defeat in 22 years in Turkey’s local elections.

The opposition “Republican People’s Party” (CHP) wins in all major cities in Turkey.

“Republican People’s Party” won in Ankara, Istanbul, Antalya, Bursa and other great cities.

The Turkish president has already admitted his party’s defeat in the municipal elections.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the election results were a “turning point” for his “Justice and Development Party” (AKP), but promised to “respect the nation’s decision.”

Video shows supporters of the opposition “Republican People’s Party” outside the Ankara Metropolitan Municipality chanting “Turkey is secular and will remain secular”