Parliament acquits four ex-ministers on corruption, but vote stirs ruling AKP

Turkey’s parliament has acquitted four ex-ministers who faced graft charges, thanks to the votes of the ruling AKP deputies. Scores of AKP deputies who broke the party lines, however, would soon be ‘identified and cleaned,’ a leading MP said.

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