Nato chief hails 'strong support' of democracy by Turks

Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg hailed the mass turnout of Turks on the streets which played a critical role in thwarting a coup attempt on July 16, 2016.
Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg hailed the mass turnout of Turks on the streets which played a critical role in thwarting a coup attempt on July 16, 2016.PHOTO: AFP

BRUSSELS (AFP) - Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg hailed on Saturday (July 16) the mass turnout of Turks on the streets overnight which played a critical role in thwarting a coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

"I welcome the strong support shown by the people and all political parties to democracy and to the democratically elected government of Turkey," Stoltenberg said on Twitter.

 

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