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Turkey's new central bank governor Murat Cetinkaya speaks during a brief ceremony in Ankara. File photo/ Reuters
Turkey has sacked the governor of its central bank and replaced him with his deputy, a presidential decree published in the official gazette said on Saturday.
Murat Cetinkaya, who was appointed to the role in April 2016, had been replaced by Murat Uysal, the decree said, but no reason was given.
Turkey’s Treasury has told the country’s top banks it expects them to buy more lira-denominated bonds, prompting bankers to ask the government to issue more longer-term debt, two bankers told Reuters on Tuesday.
This is due to entailed significant risks due to volatile market values, irrevocable transactions and are used in illegal actions.
Turkey forced banks to take losses on $8 billion in bad loans this week to kick-start lending and boost its economic recovery after losing patience with them, bankers, senior government officials and industry advisers told Reuters.
Images in Turkish media showed a smiling Ozil and model fiancee Amine Gulse, sitting at a table on either side of Erdogan at the Ottoman-era Dolmabahce Palace.
The armed monkey appeared on the balcony of a building near the city's shopping centre, brandishing a knife and threatening passersby, then sharpening it against the stonewall.
Brigadier Tembinkosi Kinana said police were alerted by members of the public to the incident at Scenery Park, about three kms from the city centre.
As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP announced that it conducted 204,040 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
The three-day summit takes place against an even darker backdrop than last year, when British, Canadian, French, German, Italian, Japanese and US leaders met for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.