Cabinet meeting starts in Turkey
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 1
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Cabinet meeting chaired by Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has started in the country, Anadolu Agency reported Aug. 1.
This is already the second meeting of the Turkish government after the military coup attempt.
Consequences of the attempted military coup in Turkey will be discussed at the meeting, according to the agency.
Turkey will continue to fight with the movement of Fethullah Gulen involved in the military coup attempt, outside the country, Turkish Presidential Advisor Yigit Bulut said earlier, TRT Haber TV channel reported.
Bulut added that the Turkish authorities will continue the purge in the ranks of the servicemen supporting Gulen.
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.
Erdogan declared a three-month state of emergency in Turkey on July 20.
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