>> Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan declaring a state of emergency a week after a failed military coup widening a purge against thousands of members of the security forces, the police, the civil service, and academia. I'm Reuters' Bureau Chief Nick Tattersall in Ankara, where I've been speaking with the President.
There is no point trying to hide it or deny it. I said it to the head of National Intelligence.>>
Whatever the law allows or permits, that is what we will do.>>
>> These people have infiltrated the states in this country and they acted and rebelled against the states. Within the armed forces they were very cruel, so cruel as to use the aircraft, tanks, artillery and helicopters of this nation and used all of this weaponry to kill and bombard their own people.
This is simply inhumane, this is simply indecent, this is simply immoral. That's what they did.>>