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FILE – In this Sunday, June 7, 2015 file photo, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves to supporters after he voted at a polling station in Istanbul, Turkey. Four parties will dominate Turkey’s 550-seat parliament following Sunday’s June 7 elections. Erdogan’s Islamic and conservative Justice and Development Party has governed Turkey since winning parliamentary elections in 2002, driven by public anger over a financial crisis. Founded in 2001 by Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s increasingly autocratic prime minister and, since 2014, its president. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel, file)