POSTED: August 19th 2013
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Istanbul 2020: Prime Minister Erdogan to travel to Buenos Aires for final 2020 bid push

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish Prime Minister / Istanbul 2020
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish Prime Minister / Istanbul 2020

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(SFC) Turkish news source Hurriyet News reports that Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan will be in Buenos Aires for the final 2020 Istanbul bid presentation and vote.

Erdogan is set to attend the G20 summit in St. Petersburg, Russia then will travel to Argentina for the final vote push.

The IOC is set to vote the host city for the 2020 summer Olympics on September 7th that will seal the fate of the three cities competing to win the Games. Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo have all run outstanding campaigns to land the summer Games but the final choice will be left to the IOC voting assembly.


Keywords · Istanbul 2020 · Olympic Bidding · Buenos Aires


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