Turkey's economic woes weigh heavy on voters' minds

With the current account deficit widening, inflation soaring and the lira sliding, people's pockets are hurting.

    Turkey will go to the polls on Sunday to elect members of parliament, and more significantly a president with increased powers.

    The country's shaky economy will be at the forefront of most voters' minds.

    The value of the Turkish lira has fallen, while interest rates and inflation are rising, which is hurting people's pockets.

    Al Jazeera's Sinem Koseoglu reports from Istanbul.


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