Turkish President introduced a state of emergency for 3 months. Fired 21 thousand teachers, 626 are closed institutions, professors were forbidden to leave the country. In Europe worried. Foreign Minister of Germany stated that punitive measures should be applied only to those who are truly responsible for the coup.
The speech of Erdogan in a live national television - a result of meetings that were all the previous day. Almost 5 hours under his leadership met the national security Council, then began the hours-long meeting with the government. Speech of Mr Erdogan's tough and emotional. It was immediately dismantled for quote. Few people expected that after the failed coup attempt, the country will enter a state of emergency. It is noteworthy that in the live broadcast, the Turkish President brought not only their channels but also some international ones. Among the viewers were, for example, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany Frank Walter Steinmeier. The German diplomat hoped that the state of emergency will cancel as soon as possible, and against the rebels still will not apply the death penalty. Against the highest measure - Italy, Austria, Belgium, Spain. The EU in one voice asks Erdogan to think again, and he makes it clear that the EU it is not a decree.
Speaking about the death penalty, Erdogan did not rule out a possible rematch with the rebels. The Turkish leader admits that the situation in his country rocking other States. What is not said. Turning to the US, he once again urged to convey Turkey's Fethullah Gulen. Preacher living in the United States, the home is considered the organizer of the coup. The President stressed that the refusal of extradition would be a big mistake for Washington.
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