« I’m in charge of Turkey’s economy, » Erdogan says

ANKARA, March 28 () – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that he was in charge of the country’s economy, adding that his government had thwarted attacks on the lira currency. Speaking at a rally in the capital Ankara ahead of Sunday’s local elections, Erdogan also said Turkey would rapdily begin to implement structural reforms to strengthen the economy against attacks after the elections. Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu and Ece ToksabayOur Standards:The Thomson Trust Principles.