Turkey will cancel a state of emergency on July 18

In Turkey, on 18 July, canceled the state of emergency imposed in the country after the coup two years ago.

Турция отменит чрезвычайное положение 18 июля

This was stated by Advisor to Turkish President Ibrahim Kalin, according to Anadolu.

“It is expected that a state of emergency in Turkey, introduced after a failed coup attempt in 2016, will be cancelled on July 18,” said Kalin.

He also noted that in the event of a collision with the “extraordinary threat”, the government may renew the state of emergency.

Recall: Turkey first declared a state of emergency on 20 July 2016 after a failed attempt of a military coup, which Ankara blames Muslim preacher Fethullah gülen.

As a result of the coup, has killed 251 people and about 2,200 were injured. More than 160 thousand people were detained on suspicion of involvement in the coup, tens of thousands of people were laid off. Many media have been closed and journalists and activists detained by the authorities.

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