Saturday, 16 July 2016

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan denounces coup attempt in Turkey

Posted by Anup Baral July 16, 2016 :
Turkish President Erdogan speaks to a crowd of supporters about the attempted military coup. Crowds confronted the Turkish military and gunfire was heard in Istanbul and Ankara during a coup. CNN's Mary Moloney reports.

Video posted on CNN Turk's facebook page shows soldiers clearing employees out of the building as the CNN affiliated television station based in Istanbul went off the air.Cemal Hasimi, Senior Adviser to Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, says the attempted coup was conducted by a small faction of the military attempting to overthrow the Democratically-elected government.

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