Yemen PM congratulates Turkey's Erdogan on election win

According to preliminary vote results, Erdogan's AK Party garnered 45 percent of the vote, putting it well ahead of the main opposition Republican People's Party, which secured around 28 percent

According to preliminary vote results, Erdogan's AK Party garnered 45 percent of the vote, putting it well ahead of the main opposition Republican People's Party, which secured around 28 percent

SANAA – Yemeni Prime Minister Mohamed Salim Basindawa on Tuesday congratulated Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan for recent gains by the latter's Justice and Development (AK) Party in Turkey's local elections.

In a cable of congratulations, Basindawa wished Erdogan's AK Party further electoral successes, according to Yemen's official news agency.

The Yemeni premier also reiterated his keenness to bolster his country's relations with Turkey in all fields.

According to preliminary vote results, Erdogan's AK Party garnered 45 percent of the vote, putting it well ahead of the main opposition Republican People's Party, which secured around 28 percent.

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