Vice Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş stated that the state of emergency will continue as long as it is necessary, new emergency decrees are about to be completed and investigation is launched against 347 social media accounts.
Cabinet gathered for the first time after the coup attempt on July 15. After the meeting, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım spoke to the press with the ministers.
Diyarbakir Metropolitan Municipality appealed to Council of State for annulling the urgent expropriation decision taken by cabinet.
The expropriation decision made by the cabinet in Sur province of Diyarbakir caused disquiet. Stating that the cabinet should correct this decision, Archbishop Aram Ateşyan said that they demanded a meeting with Minister of Environment Sarı. Lawyer of Surg Giragos Church Ali Elbeyoğlu said, “The execution of this decision shouldn't be under the initiative of the government. We will appeal this decision. The decision of the cabinet should be corrected by the cabinet itself.”