Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has congratulated President of Turkey, Recep Erdogan, on winning the 2018 Presidential elections.

Mirwaiz Umar called him “an ardent supporter of Kashmiris right to self-determination.”

President Recep Erdogan had 52.9 percent of the vote with 93.7 percent of the votes counted in Turkey’s presidential election on Sunday, TRT World reported.

The main opposition’s presidential candidate, Muharrem Ince, was runner up in the election results at 30.6 percent votes.