Yesterday, August 10th, during an interview on a Turkish TV station, Turkish Interior Minister Efkan Ala talked about the coup aftermath, and made the details of post-coup measures by the government public. He had said that over 76,000 civil servants have been suspended since the July 15th coup attempt.
The President of Turkey, Recep Tayip Erdogan, and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, met in St. Petersburg on Tuesday, August 9, 2016.
Today, August 2, Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag stated that Turkey filed a second document to the US demanding extradition of Fetullah Gulen, accused of orchestrating the failed military coup on July 15.
The latest government decree issued last night, July 27, and published today in the Official Gazzete, orders the closure of over a hundred media organizations as a post-coup “state of emergency” measure.
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.