Turkish leaders cast their vote in local elections
Sunday, March 30, 2014 - 01:24
March 30 - Turkish President Abdullah Gul, Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and leader of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Kemal Kilicdaroglu cast their vote in the country's local elections. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION)
Turkish President Abdullah Gul, Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and leader of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Kemal Kilicdaroglu cast their votes on Sunday (March 30), in the country's local polls.
Erdogan looks set to win Sunday's municipal elections that have become a crisis referendum on his 10-year rule as he tries to ward off graft allegations and stem a stream of damaging security leaks.
Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted AK Party blame the leaks on "traitors" embedded in the Turkish state and he has been criss-crossing the nation of 77 million during weeks of hectic campaigning to rally his conservative core voters.
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