As Prices Soar, Erdogan Woos Voters With Vegetables at Cut Prices

Turkey's president faces local elections on March 31, when runaway prices and an economic downturn could cost his ruling party key municipal seats

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Shoppers wait in line to buy groceries at a government-run market selling spinach, tomatoes and peppers at discounted prices, Istanbul, February 17, 2019.
Shoppers wait in line to buy groceries at a government-run market selling spinach, tomatoes and peppers at discounted prices, Istanbul, February 17, 2019.Credit: Emrah Gurel/AP

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