Erdogan move to block minister’s resignation exposes Turkish power struggle

Source:Financial Times Date:13Apr2020

Those ambitions — and his popularity in rightwing circles — have put him at odds with Mr Erdogan’s son-in-law, the finance minister Berat Albayrak, who is viewed by many within the AKP as the

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Erdogan rejects Turkish minister’s resignation after coronavirus lockdown criticism

Source:Reuters Date:13Apr2020

Interior Minister Soylu resigned, but bounced back to his job after a pardon by President Erdogan.  This is Turkey’s version of public officials taking responsibility for screw-ups.  

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