According to the statement made by the Head of Communications, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan did not accept the resignation of Süleyman Soylu.
Description of the Communication Department:
“Mr. Suleyman Soylu, who was appointed as the Minister of Internal Affairs right after the coup attempt on July 15, has gained the appreciation of our nation with his successful works so far.
The decisive struggle of our Minister for the significant reduction of the action capacities of terrorist organizations in our country has a great share.
Likewise, in the works carried out after natural disasters such as earthquakes, our Minister of Internal Affairs has always carried out a strong coordination in the field.
It is a fact that the coronavirus epidemic also includes health services, food supply and public safety aspects.
Our Minister of Internal Affairs has ensured that there is no problem in public security in our country during this period with its successful works carried out for over a month.
Our Minister submitted his request for resignation to our President and stated that he did not find this request appropriate.
It is his own discretion that an owner of the office submit his resignation, but the final decision belongs to our President.
The resignation of our Minister of Interior has not been accepted, he will continue to serve.
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