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Erdogan says Turkey to review minimum wage due to inflation

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Labour Ministry hiked minimum wage by 50 percent at the end of last year, but country’s workers are now facing rising inflation

President Tayyip Erdogan said he has asked the Labour Ministry to review the minimum wage in Turkey due to persistently high inflation, after hiking it by 50 percent at the end of last year.

Speaking after a cabinet meeting, Erdogan said the ministry would finalise work on the issue this week and he would make an announcement afterwards.