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Turkish Opposition Pledges Higher Welfare Spending As Costs Soar

  • Opposition joins ruling party in pledging bigger consumer aid
  • Presidential hopeful Kilicdaroglu vows to triple key spending
Kemal Kilicdaroglu

Kemal Kilicdaroglu

Photographer: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

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Turkey’s top opposition leader is promising to spend more on welfare and write off loans for struggling low income Turks as part of efforts to drum up voter support.