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Turkey ceased to operate the state of emergency imposed two years ago. It is reported by the Anadolu news Agency.
The state of emergency ceased to operate on Thursday, July 19, at 01.00 local time (same as GMT). This happened after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has refused to renew it.
Earlier, a spokesman for President Ibrahim Kalin said that the abolition of the regime does not mean weakness of the authorities and not allow the terrorists to operate. “And if there is a threat that will require the imposition of state of emergency, he will again be introduced,” he added.
A state of emergency for a period of three months was introduced in Turkey on 21 July 2016, a week after a coup attempt in the country. Subsequently, the regime has been extended seven times. The authorities explained that the struggle against terrorist threats. In particular, they talked about the organization of the FETO-headed hiding in the U.S. preacher Fethullah gülen. Against the regime made by the EU leaders and representatives of the Turkish opposition. According to them, it threatened the freedom and human rights in the country.
July 15, 2016 in Turkey, there was a coup which took the lives of 248 people, more than 2.7 thousand were injured. The coup ended in failure. The next day after that Russian President Vladimir Putin in a telephone conversation with Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Russia adheres to the principled policy of categorical inadmissibility of anti-constitutional action and violence.
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