Ekrem İmamoğlu is a Turkish politician serving as the 32nd and current Mayor of Istanbul since 2019.
Have voters in Istanbul dealt a serious blow to Turkey’s President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan? They’ve elected the opposition to the Mayor's office. A city of 16 million, it was the President's power base. Zeinab Badawi talks to the city’s new Mayor, Ekrem Imamoglu. Image: Ekrem Imamoglu (Credit: Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images)
Veronica Escobar, Texas Congresswoman, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the humanitarian crisis at America's Southern border. Ekrem İmamoğlu, the Mayor-elect of Istanbul, speaks to us about snatching victory from President Erdogan. Kori Schake, deputy director at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, analyses what İmamoğlu's win means for the future of Turkey and the rest of the world. Our Walter Isaacson sits down with Gita Gopinath the first female chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, to unpack the state of the global economy. via Knit
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Jun 4th, 1970
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1 hour, 42 minutes
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