Turkish finance minister quits after president fires governor


Naci Ağbal

New central bank governor Naci Ağbal

Turkey’s finance minister resigned on November 8, one day after president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan replaced the country’s central bank governor amid a deepening economic crisis.

Erdoğan issued an official announcement that he had fired governor Murat Uysal and replaced him with Naci Ağbal early on November 7. Ağbal is also a former finance minister and ran the president’s strategy and budget unit until being appointed governor. The next day, the president’s son-in-law, Berat Albayrak, resigned as

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