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One man rule: What Erdoğan’s re-election means for Turkey’s political system and foreign policy

SWP Podcast 2023/eP 02, 02.06.2023 Research Areas

Turkey’s President Erdoğan is entering his third decade in power after winning a tightly contested run-off election. Hürcan Aslı Aksoy and Salim Çevik discuss how he managed to secure a third term, why the opposition failed to unseat the president and what the election results mean for Ankara’s relations with NATO allies, the EU and Germany.