No. 22



Ersumer Escapes Parliamentary Inquiry; TPAO Head Replaced

Turkeys former energy minister has evaded a parliamentary inquiry into allegations that he illegally awarded tenders worth millions of dollars to favored companies. The Turkish parliament on 22 May rejected by a vote of 264 to 164 a motion put forward by opposition parties that Cumhur Ersumer be investigated. Mr Ersumer is a member of the Motherland Party ANAP, which is a junior partner in a three-party...