Last week, the Turkey’s opposition party launched a nation-wide campaign demanding the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP)to disclose where it spent the country’s massive foreign reserves worth $128 billion. The Republican People’s Party (CHP) pressed for a probe into the missing reserves stating that Turkish people had the constitutional right to know how the government spent the tax payers’ hard earned money. To save its face, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government, blamed it on coronavirus and plummeting lira. His administration said that the authorities utilised the reserves in combatting Covid-19 pandemic and in stabilising Lira.

https://knowafrika.com/erdogan-uses-turkeys-128-billion-reserves-to-disburse-gifts-to-akp-members-rewarding-loyalty/



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