Turkey's Erdogan says state of emergency may be lifted after June 24 elections

Turkey's Erdogan says state of emergency may be lifted after June 24 elections

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey may lift a state of emergency, imposed shortly after a failed coup attempt in 2016, after the June 24 elections, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday.

Speaking in an interview with CNN Turk, Erdogan said the issue of lifting the emergency rule would be discussed after the snap presidential and parliamentary elections later this month.

(Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Peter Cooney)

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Updated Date: Jun 08, 2018 04:05:51 IST

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