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Opposition claims military contractor poses risk to Turkish elections

Kemal Kilicdaroglu has highlighted security company Sadat as a potential threat to polls due over next year.
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ISTANBUL — Turkey’s opposition has raised fears that a private military contractor close to the government could threaten elections due to be held over the next year.

Kemal Kilicdaroglu, leader of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), warned last week of Sadat International Defense Consultancy’s possible involvement in electoral violations.

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