ANKARA (AVRUPA TIMES)-Turkish Chief of General Staff, Gen. Hulusi Akar, will make a presentation regarding the July 15 coup attempt at the Council of Ministers on Monday in the capital, Ankara. The ministerial cabinet, which is to set to be held at the Presidential Complex will be chaired by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The details of the night of the failed coup bid is expected to be addressed by Akar in detail for the first time at a ministerial level since July 15. At least 240 people were killed in the failed putsch, which the government has said was organized by the followers of U.S.-based preacher Fetullah Gulen, head of the Fetullah Terror Organization (FETO).
Gulen is also accused of leading a long-running campaign to overthrow the Turkish government through the infiltration of state institutions, particularly the military, police and judiciary, forming what is commonly known as the parallel state.