Turkish central bank has fired large number of staff, report says

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Turkey’s new central bank governor has dismissed around 90 members of staff in the last three months, a Turkish journalist has reported.

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan appointed Şahap Kavcıoğlu as governor on March 20, having fired his predecessor shortly after the central bank raised policy rates. A Turkish journalist working in Germany has said that Kavcıoğlu has carried out an extraordinary number of dismissals in recent weeks.

Erdal Sağlam wrote in Deutsche Welle on June 28 that

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