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Turkey’s embassy: Small group in army was behind the coup

TurkeyREFILE - CORRECTING TYPO Supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan celebrate after soldiers involved in the coup surrendered on the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey July 16, 2016. Photo: REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan


Small group in the army was behind the attempted coup and they got a deserved response from the Turkish people, according to a statement from Turkey’s embassy in Oslo.

– The situation that took place in Turkey was a coup attempt to throw the democratically elected government. This attempt was stopped by a united and solidary of Turkish population. Our president and government have the power, mentioned by the statement from embassy.

– The armed Turkish forces were not involved in the attempted coup at all. It was carried out by a unit within the army and they got a deserved response from our nation, mentioned also in the statement from embassy.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today