ANKARA

More than 19 million voters in Taiwan are set to vote on Saturday to elect their new president and 113 members of parliament.

The term of incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen will come to an end this spring when the new president is sworn in on May 20.

According to political observers in the island nation, which China sees as a breakaway province, the role of Beijing in months-long Hong Kong demonstrations will influence the outcome of the elections.

“The basic issue right now [in Taiwan] is about its relationship with China [but] of course because of the issue of

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