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.

Reuters April 18, 2017 02:45:05 IST
Turkey extends state of emergency by three months, deputy PM says
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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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