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Failed Coup Attempt May Have Cost Turkey $100 Million

The unsuccessful coup attempt against the government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last month has already cost the country’s economy about $100 million, according to Turkey’s trade minister. Bulent Tufenkci, Turkey’s customs and commerce minister, said the direct cost of the actions taken by the government and the ensuing destruction of buildings and property was around $100 million, but “it might go up even more.” Tufenkci told the Hurriyet newspaper that Turkish...

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