Erdogan said about a foreign trace in the attempt of a military coup

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

In an interview with the Qatari TV channel Al Jazeera, Erdogan said that, in his opinion, some foreign countries were connected with the attempted coup that took place last weekend. The Turkish head of state did not explain which States he suspects of involvement in the coup, reports Reuters.

In the same interview, Erdogan confirmed the arrest of pilots who shot down a Russian su-24 over the border with Syria. According to him, they were associated with preacher Gulen, whom the official authorities are accused of organizing the coup.

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A military coup in Turkey



On the night of July 16, in Turkey there was a military coup attempt. In Ankara, the helicopters of the Turkish army attacked government buildings, in particular the General staff and the headquarters of the intelligence…

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