The Turkish government has extended by three months a state of emergency
ANKARA, April 17 — RIA Novosti, Alain Palazhchenko. The Turkish government has extended by three months a state of emergency, request for approval of this resolution sent to Parliament, said Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus on Monday.
“There is a recommendation of the national security Council on the extension of state of emergency for another three months. We made this decision. On Wednesday it will go for approval to Parliament,” Kurtulmus told reporters in Ankara.
The state of emergency was introduced in Turkey after the coup attempt in July last year for three months. Then it was extended twice for a further three months.