Apr 08 2019 Our preparations on the border are finished, everything is ready for an operation. Erdogan, who campaigned hard ahead of the vote, said on election night the AKP would now refocus on the economy. If we have made a contract, if we have reached a deal, then this business is finished. A partial recount mostly of ballot papers that were previously deemed invalid is taking place in several Istanbul districts. This is being a bad loser,' said Faik Oztrak, a deputy chairman of the main opposition party. Meanwhile, the opposition candidate in Ankara, Mansur Yavas, took office as mayor Monday after receiving a document certifying his election.