German FM condemns coup attempt in Turkey

Türkiye Materials 16 July 2016 13:22 (UTC +04:00)

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier is condemning the coup attempt in Turkey, calling on all parties to respect democratic order and avoid further bloodshed, The New York Times reported.

Steinmeier said in a statement Saturday that Germany is "deeply concerned" about the developments overnight.

He says he condemns "any attempts to change the democratic order in Turkey by force."