Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, flanked by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (2nd L), deputy prime ministers Mehmet Simsek (L), Numan Kurtulmus (R) and Nurettin Canikli (2nd R), chairs a cabinet meeting at the presidential palace in Ankara, Turkey, July 20, 2016. Kayhan Ozer/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERS
BBC: Turkey coup attempt: State of emergency announced
Turkey's president has declared a state of emergency for three months following Friday night's failed coup.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan said citizens should not have "the slightest concern with regards to democracy, rule of law, fundamental rights and freedoms".
The state of emergency would protect those values from attacks against them, he said, in a speech in Ankara.
The president praised those who were killed fighting against the coup as "martyrs".
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