Turkey security council to recommend extending state of emergency

ANKARA - Turkey's National Security Council will propose extending the state of emergency introduced after a July 15 coup attempt, it said on Wednesday, as expected since President Tayyip Erdogan floated the possibility of an extension.
"To take precautious to protect the rights and freedoms of our citizens, our democracy and the principle of the rule of law, it was decided that an extension of the state of emergency should be proposed," the body said in a statement.
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