Turkish central bank set for Istanbul move

The Central Bank of Turkey will relocate to Istanbul in spite of objections from the institution's staff, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's prime minister said on Thursday.

"We are considering the good of the nation, our concern is how to make the country's economy more powerful," Erdogan said. "We will make a law if necessary, we have made our decision."

Plans to relocate the central bank to Turkey's largest city and business hub from the capital Ankara met with sharp criticism from central

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