Turkey grateful to Azerbaijan for support during coup attempt
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 12
By Orkhan Guluzade – Trend:
Turkey is grateful to Azerbaijan’s president and people for their support during the military coup attempt, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Oct. 12 at the meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
Cavusoglu said that during the rallies in the name of democracy against the military coup attempt in Turkey, Azerbaijan supported the country by holding similar rallies.
On July 15 evening, Turkish authorities said a military coup attempt took place in the country. Meanwhile, a group of servicemen announced about transition of power to them.
However, the rebelling servicemen started to surrender July 16 and Turkish authorities said the coup attempt failed.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had said the death toll as a result of the military coup attempt stood at 246 people, excluding the coup plotters, and over 2,000 people were wounded.
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