Today the Hurriyet Daily News reported, citing Reuters, that the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan will drop all lawsuits against opposition leaders of three parliamentary Turkish parties CHP, MHP and HDP.
After attending a meeting in Moscow, the Turkish Vice-Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek announced that the Presidents Erdogan and Putin will meet on August 9.
Today, the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, hosted a meeting with the Prime Minister Binali Yildrim (AKP), and with the leaders of the two opposition parties CHP and NHP. The main topics of the meeting were the failed military coup, state of emergency, and measures that will be taken against the coup plotters.
A comment by George Dyson
After Turkey’s recent attempted coup d’état, the country’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has been enjoying an ascendance in power. The defeat of the coup d’état and subsequent euphoria among a large swathe of the population have allowed Erdoğan to clamp down on his opponents and to shore up his position.
Yesterday, the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, announced a three-month long state of emergency as a response to the failed coup attempt of July 15. Today, the President’s decision was published in the Official Gazette and went into force.
WikiLeaks has released the first portion of the emails by Turkey’s ruling AKP (Justice and Development Party): 294,548 emails, including thousands of attached files spanning an interval from 2010 to the most recent, dated July 6, 2016.
Early this morning, while speaking to the crowd in front of his Presidential Residence in Istanbul, President of Tukey Recep Tayyip Erdogan noted that he is ready to reinstate the death penalty if the Turkish people demand it, and if the Parliament of Turkey passes the necessary laws.
Fetullah Gullen, a man often accused of wrongdoing by the AKP-led government was recently named as the top culprit for orchestrating the military coup, by the Turkish President Erdogan.
Today, the President of Turkey, Recep Tayip Erdogan, urged the US to extradite Fetullah Gullen during the speech following the funeral ceremony of his chief advisor’s brother, Ilhan Varank, who killed in the coup attempt.
I Today, during the emergency session of the Grand National Assembly (Turkish parliament), the leaders of all four parliamentary parties showed up to issue a joint statement against the military coup that was attempted last night.