"Today we are closing an old and opening a new era", said Erdoğan.
"Let us start a communal reunification" said Erdogan which was notable as it was interpreted as extending an olive branch to those that did not support his presidency.Recep Tayyip Erdoğan did not forget the nations who sent their support and prayers, including the people of Gaza Syria and Bosnia as he said "Today, not only Turkey, but Beirut, Sarajevo, Skopje, Damascus, Aleppo, Jerusalem are the winners of this election." Erdoğan will serve a five-year term as president and will be eligible to stand as candidate for another term. Erdoğan's presidency will start as of August 28. Erdoğan's speech was translated to Arabic and English.