01:16 GMT +315 December 2019
Listen Live
    Turkish special forces policeman. (File)

    Turkish Government Extends State of Emergency for Another 90 Days

    © AP Photo / Hussein Malla
    Middle East
    Get short URL
    0 26

    The Turkish Cabinet decided on Monday to extend the state of emergency for another three months, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said.

    ANKARA (Sputnik) — The Turkish authorities imposed the nation-wide emergency rule after the failed July 15 coup.

    "The state of emergency was introduced on August 21 and expires on October 19. The cabinet decided today to extend it for another 90 days starting October 19," Kurtulmuş told reporters in Ankara.


    Turkey Could Extended State of Emergency for Another Three Months
    Turkey's Security Council Proposes Extension of State of Emergency
    Military Deployed, State of Emergency in Charlotte After 2 Nights of Violence
    Numan Kurtulmus
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik