NATO secretary general to visit Turkey
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept.6
By Orkhan Guluzade - Trend:
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will pay a visit to Turkey Sept.8-9, the Milligazete newspaper reported Sept.6.
Reportedly, Stoltenberg will hold a number of meetings in Ankara.
This will be his first visit to Turkey after the military coup attempt 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.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had said the death toll as a result of the military coup attempt stood at 246, 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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