Turkey chose growth, development and democracy : Erdogan

According to Mikrofonnews Agency (MHA), Recep Tayyip Erdogan won an absolute victory in the presidential election on Sunday.

Democracy is the winner of Sunday’s presidential and parliamentary elections, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said early Monday. World leaders sent congratulation messages to President Tayyip for his victory in a tough election.

Addressing the nation from the balcony of Justice and Development (AK) Party headquarters in capital Ankara after his election victory, Erdogan said every one of the 81 million Turkish citizens is a winner. “Winners of June 24 elections are Turkey, the Turkish nation, sufferers of our region and all oppressed in the world,” he said.

Earlier on Sunday, Erdogan declared his success in Turkey’s historic presidential and parliamentary elections. AK Party is also leading in parliamentary elections.

Along with the MHP, the AK Party’s election ally, the People’s Alliance has won a majority of the votes so far. The president said he received the citizens’ message in the polls. “In this term, we will be before our nation and make up for our shortcomings.