Turkey’s government have been overthrown, as the military took control over the country.
“Turkish Armed Forces have completely taken over the administration of the country to reinstate constitutional order, human rights and freedoms, the rule of law and the general security that was damaged,” the military said in a statement. “All international agreements are still valid. We hope that all of our good relationships with all countries will continue.”
Heavily armed soldiers and military vehicles are deployed all over Istanbul and low-flying military jets could be heard overhead.
Tanks and armored vehicles have been posted outside Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport. All flights from Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport have been canceled.
The Turkish military announced it was seizing power in the country “to protect the democratic order and to maintain human rights.
Trump says “Good for them, they are taking back their country, just like we will!”
He doesnt understand; this coup is led by a US based fundamentalist Muslim Leader. Out with democracy, in with Koran Law.
He (Turkey’s President) said the act was encourage by the “parallel structure” – his shorthand for followers of Fethullah Gulen, a U.S.-based Muslim cleric who he has repeatedly accused of attempting to foment an uprising among his followers in the judiciary and the military.