> 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.
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.
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.>>
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.