EU'' s Mogherini and Han urge Turkey to respect law, rights during state of emergency situation

European Union diplomacy
primary Federica Mogherini and Enlargement Commissioner Johannes
Hahn on Thursday advised Turkey to appreciate the rule of law, rights
and liberties after stating a state of emergency following a.
failed military coup. The EU is “worried” about developments after Turkey.
enforced emergency rule previously in the day and measures taken so.
far in the fields of education, judiciary and media are.
” undesirable”, Mogherini and Hahn stated in a statement.

10s of countless public-sector employees have been sacked,.
suspended or apprehended as the government looks for to purge its.
administration of suspects behind the attempted intervention on.
July 15. Authorities blame a religious motion for the plot.

Any short-term suspension of the European Convention of Human.
Rights should follow the guidelines of derogation, they stated without.
elaborating, after a Turkish deputy prime minister said Turkey.
would do so throughout emergency situation rule.

( Reporting by Ece Toksabay; Writing by Ayla Jean Yackley;.
Editing by David Dolan).

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