Turkish PM Says ‘Important Decisions’ to Be Made on Wednesday After Failed Coup

Turkey’s government will make important decisions on Wednesday aimed at rescuing the country from its “extraordinary circumstances” following an abortive military coup on July 15, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Tuesday.

Yildirim also told lawmakers from his ruling AK Party that the government would act to ensure “100 percent security” across the nation of nearly 80 million people, but he gave no details about what the decisions would entail.


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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Currency Analyst at OANDA
Based in London, England, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Market Analyst. With more than five years' experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while conducting macroeconomic commentary. He has been published by The Financial Times, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and The Telegraph, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on networks including Sky News, Bloomberg, CNBC and BBC. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and he is recognized as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.