Attempted coup in Turkey: detained 134 people

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The attempted coup, according to the authorities, took place five years ago

In Ankara and Istanbul, suspects in organizing a coup d’etat in the country in 2016 were simultaneously detained.

In Turkey on the morning of Tuesday, November 30, at least 134 people were detained on suspicion of involvement in the activities of the “Fethullahist terrorist organization” (FETO). It is reported by the Turkish TV channel TRT News.

The authorities accuse them of organizing a coup attempt in July 2016.

The arrests took place simultaneously in five districts of Istanbul and Ankara.

As a reminder, on July 15, 2016, Turkish Prime Minister Yildirim Binal announced a coup attempt… According to him, a group of Turkish military tried to commit illegal actions against the authorities. The main confrontation unfolded in Istanbul and Ankara, 250 people were killed, more than two thousand were injured. Ankara accuses the US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen and the associated FETO of preparing the coup.

Let’s add, the day before SBU opened a case on the preparation of a coup in Ukraine. On November 26, during a press marathon, President Volodymyr Zelensky said that there is information on Bankova that in early December a coup is planned in Ukraine, into which they are trying to draw businessman Rinat Akhmetov. Businessman called Zelensky’s words a lie… He assured that he would continue to defend a free Ukraine, democracy and freedom of speech.

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