85 generals and admirals suspected of involvement in the coup attempt in Turkey, in jail. In the centre of Istanbul a rally in support of President Tayyip Erdogan. People demand for the rebels of severe punishment.
An intriguing statement made on the eve of President Erdogan. Speaking to a crowd of supporters in Istanbul, he said that "now the government is in process of preparation". Erdogan hopes that July 20 will be a meeting of the national security Council. Erdogan has repeatedly made clear that it is not against the return of capital punishment for those who were preparing a coup. Erdogan said that was literally on the verge of death the night of the rebellion.
In the country, the ongoing mass arrests. It is reported that 2 pilot, shot down in November, the Russian su-24 bomber, was taken into custody. Officially this information has not yet been confirmed. A senior official of the Turkish government also said that the head of Turkish General staff General Mehmet Disli, who is considered one of the leaders of the rebels, is arrested. In cities across the country remain the increased security measures.
Streets are patrolled by machine gunners. From the government district and near the residence of Erdogan in Ankara are soldiers and armored vehicles. Today held a regular session of the Turkish Parliament. It is not excluded that deputies will consider a question on introduction of the death penalty. In the afternoon, the deputies will be meeting within the factions, in the afternoon session. The opposition "democratic party of the peoples" stated that it did not support the decision on acceptance of the death penalty.
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