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Turkish president receives PM, chief of general staff of armed forces

Türkiye Materials 27 July 2016 16:26 (UTC +04:00)
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has received Hulusi Akar, chief of general staff of the country’s armed forces, and Binali Yildirim, the country’s prime minister, Turkish Haber 7 newspaper wrote July 27.
Turkish president receives PM, chief of general staff of armed forces

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 27

By Orkhan Quluzade - Trend:

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has received Hulusi Akar, chief of general staff of the country’s armed forces, and Binali Yildirim, the country’s prime minister, Turkish Haber 7 newspaper wrote July 27.

According to the newspaper, the meeting was devoted to the session of Turkey's Supreme Military Council, to be held July 28.

A military coup attempt and reforms in the Turkish security structures will be the main topics of the session, the message said.

“This will be the first session of the Supreme Military Council after the coup attempt in Turkey,” the message said.

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.

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the death toll as a result of the military coup attempt stood at 246 people excluding the coup plotters and over 2,000 people were wounded.

President Erdogan declared a three-month state of emergency in the country on July 20.

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