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Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in spotlight as Turkey votes

People in Turkey are voting in local elections that analysts say could determine the political future of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

They are the first elections since mass protests erupted last June and a corruption scandal hit the government.

Mr Erdogan is not standing but has campaigned tirelessly in support of his Justice and Development Party (AKP), as the BBC's Selin Girit explains.

  • 30 Mar 2014
  • From the section Europe
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