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Moretz abi is one of more than four and a half million people in Turkey that can't find a job , used to be a construction worker at Istanbul's new airport and airport the government heralded as a pillar of the economy , it's because even though the country's currency crisis has stopped the pain has a relief has been slow fourteen percent unemployment is the highest in nearly a decade we were in dire straits the company's complete the construction but they cannot buy cables for the electrical infrastructure the rate here is about the same as Spain young people are hit the hardest the economy tipped into recession late last year brought on partly by years of major building projects funded on the cheap by foreign credit that became hard to maintain after the collapse of the Turkish lira , that includes the new airport and what's more many analysts expect the economy to shrink even further this year , present time %HESITATION one disagrees he says a rebound will start and his government is pushing a positive message with new measures to prop up the economy and put people back to work how far is the great meaning this video from his labor ministry says this is Turkey there are jobs here the construction sector was particularly hard hit it was a major driver of the boom times over much of his sixteen year