Tayyip Erdogan has won Turkey's first presidential election after securing a majority of votes, a top official said tonight.
Sadi Guven, chairman of Turkey's High Election Board, said that 99 per cent of the votes had been counted.
Erdogan, who had been prime minister, thanked his supporters for electing him as the country's 12th president and pledged a new period of social reconciliation.
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