ANKARA (QHA) -

According to the preliminary results, ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) won the parliamentary elections in Turkey, reports Daily Sabah.

According to the newspaper, the ruling party garnered 53.2% of votes, while the main opposition party (Republican People's Party) - 20.7%. Representatives of the Justice and Development Party expect the final result to be 45-46%.

- If this trend goes on, we will be able to form a single-party government, said a spokesman of the ruling party.

Earlier on, it was reported that Sunday, Nov 1, Turkey held the early parliamentary elections. Since AKP surprisingly lost its one-party rule, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced snap elections.

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