World powers urge 'stability' in Turkey

Turkish military enter Fatih Sultan mehmet bridge in Istanbul, on July 16, 2016World leaders urged “respect for democratic institutions” in key NATO member and European neighbour Turkey as parts of the military launched a coup attempt late Friday against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that saw violence erupt in Istanbul. The United States, Russia, NATO and the European Union appealed for stability, with US President Barack Obama calling on all parties in Turkey to back the “democratically-elected” government.

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