Erdogan says Imamoglu’s alleged insult could bar him from Istanbul mayoralty

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan intensified pressure on the opposition candidate in a re-run election for mayor of Istanbul by saying he would be barred from taking office if found guilty of insulting a provincial governor. Ekrem Imamoglu, from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), narrowly beat the candidate of … Continue reading Erdogan says Imamoglu’s alleged insult could bar him from Istanbul mayoralty