Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu speaks to reporters in Istanbul on Sept. 2, 2019, denying accusations from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he is linked with terrorists because he visited Diyarbakir following the removal of three Kurdish mayors in Southeast Anatolia. Imamoglu's visit might mark the start of more overtures from the main opposition toward the Kurds.
For years, Turkey's ruling party has marginalized Kurdish voters. Now, Istanbul's new mayor and his political party sense an opportunity to reach out to the community....
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