Turkish ex-minister abandoning his deputy mandate

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 7

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Turkish ex-Minister of Environment and Urban Planning, Erdogan Bayraktar is abandoning his deputy mandate.

Bayraktar, who resigned from minister's post with regard to the fact that his name was mentioned in a corruption scandal, wrote a letter on abandoning his deputy mandate, Turkish newspaper Milliyet reported on Jan. 7.

The MP's resignation may only be decided by the Turkish parliament.

Translated by E.A.

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