Turkish Presidential Candidate Donates To Rivals' Campaign Funds

wochit politics
July 14, 2014 AT 2:15 PM
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has turned down a donation to his campaign war-chest for August's presidential election from an unusual source - his main rival. Leading opposition candidate Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu on Monday surprised his two opponents by donating 1,000 Turkish lira ( or $470) to each of their campaign funds, in what his supporters described as a fair play gesture.