Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Turkey: Turkish journalist Mehmet Ali Birand on what won the election

To assess Turkey's election results, euronews talked to prominent Turkish journalist Mehmet Ali Birand, by satellite link with Istanbul.

Gizem Adal, euronews: Mr. Birand, this is the first time since Turkey adopted a multi-party system in 1946 that a party has increased its share of the vote and come to power for a third time. How has the AK Party achieved this?