The current account deficit data released on Monday indicates that we are on the path to recovery, Lütfi Elvan said in a tweet.
Turkey will continue to back its citizens effected by the pandemic with selective support in case of necessity, he added.
The budget balance excluding interest payments – primary balance – registered a surplus of 73.9 billion Turkish liras ($8.6 billion) in January-May, the Treasury and Finance Ministry said earlier in the day.
Turkey’s current account balance bettered posting a deficit of some $1.71 billion in April, down by $3.58 billion from the same month last year, the Turkish Central Bank announced on Monday.
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