Turkey starts new civil service purge
Hannah Lucinda Smith, Istanbul
May 20 2019
Turkey has issued warrants for the arrest of 249 foreign ministry officials in another purge nearly three years after a failed coup.
Ninety-one staff have already been detained in police operations across 42 provinces. The chief prosecutor’s office in Ankara said yesterday that it initiated the operations as a result of investigations into irregularities in the foreign service entrance exams.
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