Turkey has sacked seven thousand involved in the coup attempt of civil servants

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Deniability in fotobounce the city of Ankara. Archival photoTurkey has sacked seven thousand involved in the coup attempt of civil servants© RIA Novosti / Anton to Danilovmarat the image Bank

About 7 thousands of civil servants dismissed by the regulation of the government of Turkey in the framework of the state of emergency imposed after a coup attempt in July last year. The decision was published in the official Gazette, Resmi Gazete on Friday.

«Persons, listed separately, were dismissed from government posts in connection with their involvement in groups, organizations or agencies recognized as terrorist or leading activities against national security», — stated in the decree having the force of law in the framework of the current after the attempted coup of the state of emergency.

Among the dismissed — 2303 member of the security forces, 1486 — MIA, troops 546, 789 employees of the Ministry of health, 551 – management of religious Affairs, 418 — Ministry of justice, 102 — Ministry of education 45 Ministry of foreign Affairs. Only fired about 7 thousand civil servants.

In addition, the resolution reported for reinstatement in the civil service several dozen previously dismissed civil servants.

A group of rebels attempted military coup in Turkey in the night of July 16, 2016. The main fighting took place in Ankara and Istanbul. Killed more than 240 Turkish citizens, more than 2 thousand people were injured, the rebellion was suppressed. In Turkey after the mutiny were arrested, more than 50 thousand people laid off or dismissed more than 100 thousand civil servants.

The Turkish authorities have accused of involvement in the coup attempt of the preacher Fethullah Gulen and demanded that the United States, where he lives, his extradition. Gulen himself condemned the rebellion and declared his innocence.


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