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Turkey to lift state of emergency next week

IANS  |  Ankara 

Turkey's two-year-long is expected to be lifted on July 18, has said.

"As for now, it is foreseen that emergency rule could be brought to an end on the 18," quoted the as saying here on Friday night after the first meeting of the new cabinet.

declared a which has been extended seven times since July 2016 after an attempted coup by a faction of the military, which left around 250 people dead and more than 2,000 injured.

Kalin said that counter terrorism efforts will continue and if is faced with an extraordinary threat, a could be declared once again.

On Monday, took oath to begin his second term.



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First Published: Sat, July 14 2018. 11:18 IST