Turkey's runoff system comes into play when no candidate secures an absolute majority in the initial round of voting.
The 69-year-old leader's announcement came in the heat of a hard-fought campaign in what is widely viewed as Turkey's most important election of its post-Ottoman era.
The Turkish leader spoke of the “need to teach America a lesson” in diplomacy
The Turkish president hopes his Russian counterpart will attend the opening of a nuclear plant
The EU has offered to help cover a small fraction of the reconstruction efforts following quakes that left more than 50,000 dead
President Erdogan officially called for elections on May 14, stressing the importance of concentrating on earthquake recovery.
Next week, a Turkish delegation will fly to the Russian capital for technical discussions ahead of a planned meeting of the foreign ministers of Turkey, Russia, Iran, and Syria.
Saudi Arabia's aid is likely to boost Turkey's declining lira, which has depreciated by almost 30% over past year.
The quake, which struck on February 6, killed more than 44,000 people in Turkey and thousands more perished in neighbouring Syria.
Pakistan dispatches winterized tents to Türkiye, meanwhile, schools across the South-Asian country are collecting funds for earthquake victims.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has thanked the countries that provided assistance after two terrible earthquakes
World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a $43 million appeal to assist with the response to the earthquakes in Syria and Turkey.
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