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Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag addresses the Turkish Parliament during a debate in Ankara in this March 19, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Umit Bektas/Files

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Tuesday a total of more than 26,000 people have been detained in connection with last month's failed coup attempt.

He was speaking in an interview with state-run Anadolu Agency, broadcast live on Turkish television channels.

(Reporting by Seda Sezer; Writing by Daren Butler)

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