The Turkish military on Friday announced the suspension of the current government and seizing power in the country. They claim that they intend to restore constitutional order, human rights, and to ensure public safety. In turn, Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim said that the military attempted a coup, but the current government remains in power. The President of Turkey TV channel, Erdogan, according to CNN Turk, is safe.
All flights from Ataturk airport in Istanbul canceled. According to Reuters, the building of the airport transferred to the tanks.
Aeroflot expands back SU2134 your flight departing to Istanbul from Moscow Sheremetyevo airport, told RIA Novosti the official representative of the airline. According to the interlocutor of the Agency, decisions on further changes in the schedule yet. Airline “Russia” reported that a flight from Moscow to Antalya migrated from 05:00 to 14:00 GMT.
A group of soldiers, including several generals, on Friday attempted to overthrow the Turkish government, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim. According to him, the current government continues to monitor the situation, and the security forces were ordered to take all necessary measures. Trying to make a military coup will pay the highest price, said the Prime Minister.
For its part, the military announced the successful seizure of power and dismissal of the government.