Turkey's main opposition urges respect for rule of law in coup response

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) said on Monday the repose to a failed coup attempt must be conducted within the rule of law and that the plotters and those who helped them must be tried in the courts. Turkey widened a crackdown on suspected supporters of the failed military coup on Sunday, taking the number of people rounded up in the armed forces and judiciary to 6,000. In a statement, the CHP also said the military must not be portrayed as the enemy. (Reporting by Gulsen Solaker; Writing by Nick Tattersall; Editing by Can Sezer)

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