Turkish opposition plans half a million election vote monitors

People walk under a pre-election banner depicting Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Eminonu district in Istanbul, Turkey, June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s main opposition parties and NGOs said they plan to deploy more than half a million monitors and volunteers at ballot boxes across the country to prevent fraud in Sunday’s presidential and parliamentary elections. The opposition, which hopes to end President Tayyip Erdogan’s nearly 16-year hold on power, says recent changes to […]

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