Voting begins in Italy

In Italy, where Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu received 73.85 percent of the votes in the first round of the presidential elections, the people went to vote for the second round hoping to increase the rate to 80 percent.

In Italy, Turkish and Kurdish people went to the polls for the second round of the presidential elections. The polls are open between 20 and 22 May.

In the first round of the elections in Italy, presidential candidate Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu came first with 73.85 percent of the vote, while Recep Tayyip Erdogan got 23.95 percent.

The Italian Green Left Party Election Coordination brings people to the polls for the second round with the aim of increasing Kılıçdaroğlu's vote rate to 80 percent. The coordination carries people from Turin, Bologna, Veneto, Florence to Rome and Milan by hired buses, minibuses and taxis.

In Rome and Milan, people began to wait in queues from 7.30am on Saturday morning to vote.