Turkey extending emergency for 3 months



Turkey’s Cabinet has moved to extend the nation’s state of emergency for three more months, the country’s deputy prime minister said Monday night.
Following an evening Cabinet meeting, Numan Kurtulmus said that the ministers discussed the National Security Council’s recommendation that the country’s ongoing state of emergency be extended.
“The motion which will be submitted to parliament on the extension of state of emergency for three months as of April 19, 2017 at 1.00 a.m. [2200GMT Tuesday] was signed by the Council of Ministers,” said Kurtulmus.—Agencies