Hurriyet - The National Security Council (MGK) will convene late on April 17 amid
speculation that it will extend a state of emergency by another three months
following a referendum that narrowly accorded the president vast new
The MGK meeting will convene at the Presidential Complex under
the chairmanship of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The president will then
chair a cabinet meeting late on April 17.
Turkey has already been under a
state of emergency for nine consecutive months after a coup attempt on July 15,
2016. A cabinet decision is required to extend the state of emergency, which
will take effect after being published in the Official Gazette.
was expected to convene in May.