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Turkish Security Council kicks off meeting

Türkiye Materials 20 July 2016 14:39 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 20

By Orkhan Guluzade – Trend:

A meeting of Turkey’s Security Council has kicked off under the chairmanship of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, TRT Haber news channel reported July 20.

Situation in Turkey after the attempted military coup will be discussed at the meeting.

Then, a Cabinet of Ministers meeting will be held, which is expected to make important decisions on identifying and fighting rebels.

The meeting participants will also discuss reinstating the death penalty in the country.

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.

More than 200 people have been killed as a result of the coup attempt.

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