Calls for Turkey PM to resign as 3 scandal-ridden ministers quit, forcing new Cabinet

(By Fulya Ozerkan and Dilay Gundogan)

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan replaced nearly half his cabinet in a dramatic reshuffle late Wednesday after a spreading graft scandal forced the resignation of three top ministers and threatened the premier’s own hold on power.
Turkey PM reshuffles cabinet amid graft scandal (via AFP)

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan replaced nearly half his cabinet in a dramatic reshuffle late Wednesday after a spreading graft scandal forced the resignation of three top ministers and threatened the premier’s own hold on power. Erdogan…

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2 Responses

  1. MJ Chadwick

    Neoliberalism is falling apart all over the place. This isn’t going to end well for Erdogan. This isn’t going to end well at all.

  2. Don’t be so sure. He’s pulled the lead prosecutor off the graft case and assembled a new cabinet of dead-enders: not competent except for his own Minister of Deep State at Interior, but all ready to die with or for him.

    He’s got quite the role model for crony capitalist elective autocracy in Vlad the Impaler Putin.

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