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Support for Kilicdaroglu grows among Turkey’s wider opposition

Having been nominated by six-strong bloc, other parties indicate support for Kemal Kilicdaroglu in May presidential election 

ISTANBUL — Having secured the nomination as the main opposition alliance’s presidential candidate, Kemal Kilicdaroglu received a tide of congratulatory messages from the heads of parties outside the alliance, raising the possibility of wider backing in the May vote. 

A weekend of horse-trading shored up the Table of Six alliance after one of the coalition’s main figures spoke out against Kilicdaroglu’s candidacy on Friday. 

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