More than 18,000 Turkish officials dismissed

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In Turkey, more than 18,000 officials dismissed by a decree that Sunday was published in the official gazette.

Among them are numerous members of the police, but also teachers and scholars.

It comes to a total 18.632 persons, among whom more than 9,000 police officers and 6,000 soldiers. They saw their name published in the decree. According to local media could be of the order of the last decree, for the state of emergency Monday possible is removed. The state of emergency was declared in the aftermath of the failed coup in July 2016.

According to the Turkish media that the exceptional regime Monday to an end after the swearing-in of president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He is on 24 June elected for a new mandate. One of his election was the lifting of the state of emergency.

During the state of emergency are fundamental rights such as the freedom of meetings and speech and can Erdogan to decree a reign.

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