Turkish PM replaces 10 ministers amid graft inquiry

ISTANBUL Wed Dec 25, 2013 4:26pm EST

ISTANBUL Dec 25 (Reuters) - Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said he replaced ten cabinet ministers, half of his total roster, after three ministers resigned over a high-level graft inquiry on Wednesday.

The replaced ministers included EU Minister Egemen Bagis, who was allegedly named in the corruption probe but had not resigned yet, and key positions such as the Economy and justice ministers.

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