Third Turkey minister steps down, calls on PM to resign over graft probe: TV

Turkey`s environment minister stepped down on Wednesday, the third in the cabinet to resign over an anti-graft probe that has roiled the government, and called on the prime minister to follow suit.

AFP| Last Updated: Dec 25, 2013, 17:09 PM IST

Ankara: Turkey`s environment minister stepped down on Wednesday, the third in the cabinet to resign over an anti-graft probe that has roiled the government, and called on the prime minister to follow suit.
"I am stepping down as minister and lawmaker," Erdogan Bayraktar told the private NTV television.
"I believe the prime minister should also resign."