February 27, 2014

New Erdogan Scandal Could Be Lethal

Cengiz Candar, Al Monitor

The Associated Press

After the evening of Feb. 24, Turkey will never be the same. Around 9:00 p.m., recordings of five telephone conversations appeared on YouTube alleged to be between Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his son, Bilal Erdogan. The conversations are said to have taken place Dec. 17 and 18. Was this the anticipated big bang expected to change the course of political developments in Turkey? Is there more to come?

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TAGGED: Corruption, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey

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