TURKEY'S FAMILY AFFAIR
Hours after Turkey shot down a Russian plan that allegedly violated Turkish airspace, Turkey's President, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, approved a new cabinet that includes his son-in-law, Berat Albayrak, who was appointed Energy and Natural Resources Minister.
Aaron Stein, Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, recalls that the 37-year old businessman, Mr. Albayrak, has been focusing on the Eastern Mediterranean and on the price Turkey pays for natural gas, both from Iran and from Russia, in his capacity as CEO of Çalık Holding.
Of Mr. Albayrak, Aaron…
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