Turkey Deputy PM: 'It was a nightmare'
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Turkey Deputy PM: Attempted military coup 'a nightmare'

It’s a year since Turkey suffered an attempted military coup that Turkish authorities blamed on the US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen and his network of followers.

Since then, tens of thousands of people have been arrested and dismissed in a nationwide purge but the government has rejected criticism over its response.

Turkey correspondent Mark Lowen has been speaking to Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek.

  • 14 Jul 2017
  • From the section Europe
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