Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish presidential candidate, stated during his "balcony speech" in Ankara that he is well ahead in the elections, APA's Istanbul correspondent reports.
He also announced that he had overtaken his main rival by a margin of 2,600,000 votes: "We believe that we will finish the elections in the first round."
Erdogan stated that Türkiye has set an example of democracy and national will that is unrivaled in the world with these elections. Erdogan also stated that he will respect the choice of citizens in both this and future elections.
Supporters of Turkish presidential candidate Recep Tayyip Erdogan gathered at the AK Party headquarters in Ankara to support him, APA's Istanbul correspondent reports.
Erdogan will deliver a "balcony speech."