Votes brought from abroad were brought to Ankara

Votes brought from abroad were brought to Ankara
Votes brought from abroad were brought to Ankara

For the second round of the Presidential Election to be held on 28 May in Turkey, the votes carried by the planes used in the foreign representative offices and landing in Ankara were delivered to the ATO Congresium.

After the voting process was completed at the foreign representative offices, the votes cast in the countries where Turkish citizens live in Europe were brought to Ankara by chartered planes.

The planes named “Çatalhöyük”, “Lale(Tulip)” and “TC-LOH” of Turkish Airlines, which carried the votes, landed at Esenboğa Airport at 19.15, 01.50 and 02.40, respectively.

Votes’ journey to Turkey

In charge of the first plane landing at the airport, Turkey-European Union (EU) Joint Parliamentary Commission (KPK) Co-Chair AKP Kayseri Deputy Ismail Emrah Karayelemphasized that the voting process was carried out by taking special security measures.

Karayel stated that there was more participation this time compared to the first round in the presidential election, “Our overseas representations also had a five-day voting period. During this time, our people also participated intensively. They voted mostly over the weekend‘ he said.

Lawyer, CHP Member of the Overseas District Election Board, who served as a political party representative during the transfer of votes. Onur Sword He also talked about the efforts to safely deliver the votes cast abroad to Ankara.

Explaining that his party is making great efforts to increase the rate of participation in the elections abroad, Kılıç said, “As the organization of the Republican People’s Party, all our party members and officials, seven and twenty-four, were in the polling station so that the ballot bags would not leave our eyes for a moment without disturbing the election security chain.” said.

Votes were moved under extensive security measures.

With the landing of the planes, the sealed sacks containing the votes were transported to the trucks.

At 03.35, after the completion of the transfer of the votes to the trucks and the keeping of the minutes, the trucks moved in company with the police. Political party representatives were also included in the convoy created for security purposes.

Votes were delivered to the Overseas District Election Board at the ATO Congresium.

The article is in Turkish


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