Turkish main opposition urges support for other parties

First polls in Turkey- Erdogan close to victory but still unsure

First polls in Turkey- Erdogan close to victory but still unsure

While President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to win the June election, Turkey's opposition is moving to challenge the president's powerful position.

"The HDP are also children of this nation, the AKP are also children of this country. Come, let's race like men", İnce told crowds of flag-waving supporters in his hometown of Yalova, where he held his first rally.

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Erdogan, who leads the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), would be its candidate as part of an alliance with other political parties including the right-wing Nationalist Movement Party (MHP).

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The main opposition Republican People's Party is reported to have agreed to an alliance with the newly founded Good Party and two smaller parties in a bid to weaken AKP's 16-year dominance. "When we chose our candidate, we only thought about the future of our nation's prosperity and happiness", Yildirim said. Ince is one of the most spirited speakers from the opposition in parliament.

Although Iyi Party leader and former interior minister Meral Aksener has registered to run against Erdogan to be the next president of Turkey, the CHP has yet to name its candidate. Explaining his decision, the Turkish President claimed that it would ensure a swift transition to the presidential system of government, which had been chosen by a slight majority of Turks participating in the constitutional referendum on April 16.

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