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Turkey ties strained by coup purge

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> Germany's Vice Chancellor insisting that Europe cannot be blackmailed, after Turkey threatened to renounce its migrant treaty with the EU unless the block granted Visa-free travel to Turkish citizens. At home, more than 60,000 people In the military judiciary, civil service, and schools have been either detained or suspended.
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We want to end the presence of the US in Turkey.>> The placards, a reflection of Tayyip Erdogan's wider frustration with Western allies, for criticism of a government crackdown on supposed coup plotters and Washington's apparent reluctance to hand over the exiled cleric he believes is responsible.>> Washington not returning Gulen to Turkey would not merely be a matter of relations between two countries, it is intimately and in direct connection to the regional stability.
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The possibility that the man responsible for the bloody coup attempt in Turkey should remain in an allied country and possibly escape the US without getting arrested is unacceptable.>>
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Turkey says it is undergoing sweeping changes to its structure. The move designed by Erdogan himself will leave the president in full control of the military.