15 июля


Saga Of July 15

Turkish Armed Force  gave the first statement.

Turkish Armed Force gave the first statement.

TIME : 00:52 LOCATION : İstanbul

Turkish Armed Forces made its first statement against the coup attempt. Umit Dundar, Commander of the First (1.) Army, connected to live broadcasts of TV channels and said, "Command echelon does not support this coup attempt, we are taking the situation under control with soldiers who follow the chain of command". Afterwards, several commanders, including Special Forces Commander Major General Zekai Aksakalli, who had survived from the attack of the pro-coup soldiers, connected to live TV broadcasts and said, "Spies and marauders will be captured. Those who opened fire on the people will be punished".