Erdoğan’s first speech full of threats
The presidential candidate of the People's Alliance, Tayyip Erdoğan, said: "We will be together until the grave."
The presidential candidate of the People's Alliance, Tayyip Erdoğan, made a statement in Istanbul Kısıklı as counting continued.
Before departing for Ankara, Erdoğan said: "We have achieved a victory where nobody is left behind."
Further in his speech, Erdoğan once again accused opposition parties of being "LGBTI supporters" as he named each party individually. He added: "In our culture, family is sacred. No one can interfere with the family. We will strangle anyone who dares to touch it."
He said: "We will be together until the grave" and asked for votes for the local elections planned for 2024. Erdoğan said: “We have 2023 ahead of us. You understand what I am saying, don’t you? Are we ready to win both Üsküdar and Istanbul in the local elections in 2024?
Targeting the opposition in his speech, Erdoğan threatened to "strangle" them.