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Turkey’s elections: A closer look at Erdogan’s manifesto:Promises of greater democracy, social justice and improved living standards were greeted by cheers as Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivered his election manifesto to flag-waving supporters on Sunday.Although scarce on policy detail, his speech outlined a vision for the country beyond the snapparliamentary and presidential elections on June 24.

As he paced the stage at a sports hall in Istanbul’s Bakirkoy district, Erdogan told members of his Justice and Development Party (AK Party) that he would make Turkey a great world power; tackle corruption and poverty; forge an independent foreign policy; strengthen government; and bolster judicial independence.He also focused on reining in the current account deficit, double-digit inflation and interest rates.

“The president delivered a speech that was as vigorous and as high tempo as in the first years of his career,” Yasar Bas, a columnist for the pro-government Yeni Akit newspaper, wrote.Of all the areas covered in the manifesto, the “most important was the concept of justice”, he added.

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Turkey’s elections: A closer look at Erdogan’s manifesto:Promises of greater democracy, social justice and improved living standards were greeted by cheers as Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivered his election manifesto to flag-waving supporters on Sunday.Although scarce on policy detail, his speech outlined a vision for the country beyond the snapparliamentary and presidential elections on June 24.

As he paced the stage at a sports hall in Istanbul’s Bakirkoy district, Erdogan told members of his Justice and Development Party (AK Party) that he would make Turkey a great world power; tackle corruption and poverty; forge an independent foreign policy; strengthen government; and bolster judicial independence.He also focused on reining in the current account deficit, double-digit inflation and interest rates.