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Putin congratulates Erdogan over referendum win: Turkish state

AFP  |  Istanbul 

Russian President today congratulated Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan for winning a referendum on enhancing his powers, Turkish state media said.

Putin telephoned Erdogan to congratulate him over the win of the 'Yes' vote in Sunday's poll, the state-run Anadolu agency said, quoting presidential sources. US President Donald Trump had yesterday also congratulated Erdogan for his victory in the poll, which has been disputed by the opposition.

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First Published: Wed, April 19 2017. 00:22 IST