Turkey removes central bank governor, appoints deputy

By REUTERS
July 6, 2019 06:11
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Turkey had to remove central bank governor after he declined to resign, citing the bank's independence, sources told Reuters Saturday morning. The country removed its central bank governor early on Saturday and replaced him with the bank's deputy governor, a presidential decree published on the official gazette showed.



Murat Cetinkaya was removed from the governor role and was replaced by Murat Uysal, who was serving as his deputy, the order showed.

Turkish president Erdogan and Finance minister Albayrak had demanded bank governor's resgination in past week, sources say.


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