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FILE- In this Tuesday, March 5, 2019 file photo, a Turkish special police officer stands on a rooftop overlooking the plaza where Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was delivering a speech at a rally of his ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) in Istanbul, ahead of local elections scheduled for March 31, 2019. After 17 years in office, Erdogan has a tight grip on power, but he is campaigning hard for a strong mandate that he says he needs to protect Turkey against threats from domestic and foreign enemies. AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)