President Erdoğan declares State of Emergency in Turkey

National Security Council held an extraordinary meeting on 20th July. The meeting started at 13:10 and lasted 4 hours and 40 minutes. Right after the meeting with National Security Council, the meeting of the Council of Ministers was also held. Cabinet decrees have recently announced the state at late hours of 20th July. By the […]

Council held an extraordinary on 20th July. The started at 13:10 and lasted 4 hours and 40 minutes. Right after the with Council, the of the Council of Ministers was also held. Cabinet decrees have recently announced the state at late hours of 20th July. By the suggestion of Recep Tayyip and the decision of Council of Ministers, the State of was declared for a period of 3 months in all over the country. Starting tomorrow, details of the contents of the State of will be discussed in Turkish Grand National Assembly.

State means the government can suspend or change some functions of administrative, legislative and judiciary during a period of time. As a part of the State of , the measures will be tightened; authorisations of governors will be decentralised. said “Basic rights and liberties of our public will be preserved”. In addition, President gave the assurance to public in the matter of economy. also reminded the fact that there is a difference between state of and state of siege, and reminded the state of in France.







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