Turkey temporarily dismisses 1,500 employees of Finance Ministry

Türkiye Materials 18 July 2016 16:01 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 18

By Orkhan Guluzade - Trend:

As many as 1,500 employees of Turkey’s Finance Ministry have been temporarily dismissed from their posts over the coup attempt in the country, the Sabah newspaper reported July 18.

The newspaper reported citing its sources in the ministry that the investigation for identifying the rebels continues there.

All financial institutions, banks and stock exchanges in Turkey operate in a normal mode.
On July 15 evening, Turkish authorities said a military coup attempt took place in the country.

Meanwhile, a group of servicemen announced about transition of power to them.
However, the rebelling servicemen started to surrender July 16 and Turkish authorities said the coup attempt failed.

Over 200 people have been killed in Turkey as a result of the coup attempt.