Anti-graft watchdog criticizes Turkey for vote that rejected corruption trial for 4 ministers

January 21, 2015 11:00 AM

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Anti-graft watchdog criticizes Turkey for vote that rejected corruption trial for 4 ministers

FILE - In this May 5, 2014 file photo, former Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan speaks at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey. Turkey’s parliament is preparing to vote on corruption allegations Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 against four former cabinet ministers, in what could be the final chapter of a graft investigation that once seemed to threaten the inner circle of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici, File) (The Associated Press)

ANKARA, Turkey – An anti-graft organization has criticized a vote in Turkey's parliament that rejected motions to send four former ministers implicated in a vast corruption scandal to trial by the country's highest court.

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