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Turkey Sacks 87 Spy Staff in First Purge of Agency After Failed Coup

Turkey has sacked 87 members of staff from its national spy agency over suspected links to the failed coup attempt in July, state media reported on Tuesday. The decision represents the first purge of the institution since the failed military overthrow of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. In an internal investigation, Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MIT) suspended 141 members of staff over alleged association with the U.
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