Turkey extends state of emergency by three months, deputy PM says | Reuters

ANKARA Turkey extended its state of emergency on Monday by three months starting from Wednesday, its third such extension after a coup attempt last July, a deputy prime minister said.

The decision came after the National Security Council advised extending it, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus told reporters in a press conference in Ankara.

(Reporting by Ece Toksabay, editing by Larry King)


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Published Date: Apr 18, 2017 02:45 am | Updated Date: Apr 18, 2017 02:45 am



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