Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed his desire to translate into its subordination to the army and the National intelligence Agency. About it reports Reuters, citing a Turkish official.
According to the Agency, Erdogan noted that this change will require amendments to the Constitution, as well as agreements with the opposition.
The statement was made after a meeting of the Supreme military Council of Turkey, which is expected to agree on reforms in the armed forces after a coup attempt in the country.
On the night of July 16, in Turkey there was a military coup attempt that failed. The part of the government buildings in Istanbul and Ankara were captured by the rebels, but later the Turkish government put down the coup. In Ankara believe that the mastermind of the coup speaks Fethullah Gulen — a former preacher and Imam living in the United States. While gülen himself denies any involvement in the coup.
After these events the country was declared a state of emergency for three months. Turkey also suspended the European Convention on human rights. According to Erdogan, the introduction of state of emergency necessary for the “prompt and effective measures to curb threats to democracy, the rule of law, human rights and freedoms” of the population of Turkey.
On suspicion of involvement in the coup have been detained more than 15 thousand people, among whom were more than 10 thousand soldiers.
A military coup in Turkey
On the night of July 16, in Turkey there was a military coup attempt. In Ankara, the helicopters of the Turkish army attacked government buildings, in particular the General staff and the headquarters of the intelligence…
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