Erdogan told that he might leave politics

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will not participate in the 2028 presidential election. The municipal elections in Turkey at the end of March will be the last elections for the current president of the country, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He announced this at the meeting of TÜGVA youth organization, the national portal "Adyrna" reported.

He focused on the powers given to him by the legislation.

At the same time, the 70-year-old politician expressed confidence that the conservative Justice and Development Party (AKP), which he leads, will remain in power even after he leaves the post of head of state.

Earlier, we reported that the President of Turkey would take part in the municipal elections on March 31.

It should be noted that Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been in power for 20 years. In 2003, he was elected as the Prime Minister for the first time, and in 2014, he was elected as the President. In 2018, Erdogan was re-elected to a high state position. In 2023, he won the presidential election again, but only in the second round, defeating the only opposition candidate, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu. The term of office of the head of state will end in 2028.