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ATHENS (Sputnik) – Ankara-backed Prime Minister Ersin Tatar is breaking forward within the second spherical of the presidential election in unrecognised Northern Cyprus, media reported on Sunday.
Tatar, who enjoys the lively help of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has garnered 50.97 p.c of the vote with 413 polling stations counted out of 738 in complete, Greek information portal Ekathimerini reported citing sources.
Incumbent President Mustafa Akinci, a pro-reunification reasonable, up to now accounts for 49.03 p.c of the votes.
Voter turnout has surpassed the primary spherical with 61 p.c heading to the polls versus 59 p.c of the voters voting final week.
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A girl casts her vote at a polling station throughout Turkish Cypriot presidential elections in northern Nicosia, Cyprus October 18, 2020.