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the battle for control if Turkey's largest cities rumbles own days off to the country's main opposition candidate seize control from president Ty about it one's own policy it means that %HESITATION due out on his justice and development policy could be about to lose the pass strings of Istanbul and Ankara , it's a shame it's a sin do not let the nation's conscience bleed give the mandate to us as soon as possible don't let estaba loose time anymore , so I might do is policy is still facing for control they say they'll contest all districts in Istanbul and the capital Ankara which they also lost in a stumble the election board ruled in favor of a partial recount of dates in eight of the cities that he nine districts box these are only local elections so just how big of a deal is this loss to Turkey's powerful leader well if these results are confirmed in the coming days the opposition Republican people's party will gain control of municipal budgets and talkies commercial hub and the capital the budgets %HESITATION estimated at over five billion dollars , would would would also likely lose some oversight over local contract in the two cities that could complicate his efforts to drag the Turkish economy out of recession his policy is courting file they say the results were impacted by invalid votes I'm facing irregularities , the difference between the votes in Istanbul is twenty five thousand and in a city of a the fifteen million people that's very very close