5/28, 11:20 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Biden extends congratulations to Erdogan

United States President Joe Biden congratulated his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his re-election.

"I look forward to continuing to work together as NATO [North Atlantic Treaty Organization] Allies on bilateral issues and shared global challenges," Biden tweeted.

Previously, Erdogan declared victory in the presidential election run-off against opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu. Turkey's head of state won 52.16% of votes based on 99.85% of ballot boxes opened and counted.

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