EU, US alarmed by Turkey's response to failed coup

Posted July 18, 2016 1:11 pm by Editor

EU, US alarmed by Turkey's response to failed coup

(Vatican Radio) The European Union and the United States have expressed alarm with Turkey’s response to a failed coup after thousands of people, including opponents of the government and members of the judiciary, were detained and thousands of police officers removed from their post. And the EU expressed concerns over plans by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to re-instate the death penalty.  

Listen to the report by Stefan Bos:

Speaking in Brussels, EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini said this weekend’s coup attempt was in her words “no excuse to take the country away from fundamental rights and the rule of

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