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 Market Analyst, UK & EMEA at OANDA
Based in London, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a market analyst. With many years of experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while producing macroeconomic commentary. His views have been published in the Financial Times, Reuters, The Telegraph and the International Business Times, and he also appears as a regular guest commentator on the BBC, Bloomberg TV, FOX Business and SKY News. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and is recognised as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.
Craig Erlam