High-ranking military commanders resign

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Ihsan Uyar, commander of the Turkish Land Forces, resigned, the country’s Haber7 newspaper wrote July 28.

According to the newspaper, moreover, Kamil Basoglu, head of the Turkish Training and Doctrine Command, resigned.

According to the preliminary data, the cause of resignation is the involvement of the above-mentioned high-ranking commanders in the military coup attempt in Turkey, the newspaper wrote.

On July 15 evening, Turkish authorities said a military coup attempt took place in the country. Meanwhile, a group of servicemen announced about transition of power to them.

However, the rebelling servicemen started to surrender July 16 and Turkish authorities said the coup attempt failed.

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the death toll as a result of the military coup attempt stood at 246 people excluding the coup plotters and over 2,000 people were wounded.

President Erdogan declared a three-month state of emergency in the country on July 20.

2016.07.28 / 15:59
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