Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, fresh off a win in local elections, warned his enemies that he’s got a mandate to root out “traitors” from within after months of graft leaks shook his administration.
Turkey’s opposition urged Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to quit and protests broke out in several cities after the release of an audio tape purportedly of Erdogan discussing how to dispose of hidden funds.
Turkish courts today freed the last remaining detainees in the corruption scandal that has shaken the country, after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s purge of police and judiciary quashed the probe.
Opposition parties rebuffed attempts by Turkey’s government to win support for changes to a key judicial oversight body, as a wide-ranging anti-corruption investigation continues to roil the nation’s politics.
Turkey’s main opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu said his party’s support was at 29.5 percent and rising ahead of elections against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on June 12, Hurriyet newspaper reported.