Cabinet convenes with state of emergency, fight against terror on agenda
Erdinç Çelikkan – ANKARA
AA PhotoTurkey’s cabinet will convene on Oct. 3 under the leadership of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to discuss extending the state of emergency, the fight against terror, and Turkey’s military operation in northern Syria, Euphrates Shield.
During the meeting to be held at the Presidential Palace, the National Security Council’s (MGK) recommendation for a three-month extension of the state of emergency is expected to top the list of issues to be discussed, while domestic and foreign developments concerning Turkey are expected to be addressed.
The ministers’ agenda also covers work being conducted in the fight against the Gülenist organization, the suspected mastermind of the July 15 coup attempt in the country, as well as the anti-terror fight carried out against Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG).