Watch live: Inside Turkey’s polling stations for second round of presidential election voting

Sophie Thompson
Sunday 28 May 2023 08:33 BST

Watch live: Inside Turkey's polling stations for second round of presidential election

Get a glimpse of inside Turkey's polling stations as president Tayyip Erdogan and opposition rival Kemal Kilicdaroglu go head-to-head in a run-off vote.

Erdogan is confident after being in power for 20 years (hopeful to secure five more), and Kilicdaroglu's vow to expel 'millions' of Syrian refugees.

Kilicdaroglu trailed by 2.5 million votes in the first round, however, it could be flipped on its head as it's thought that eight million people didn't vote in the first round.

As Turkey's longest-serving leader, Erdogan has been responsible for low interest rates in the country, and building Turkey's reputation and influence across the West. However, voters will be mindful of the attempted 2016 coup that he managed to outpace.

Kilicdaroglu has received backing from other far-right leaders, including the Republican People's Party.

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