It’s A Bloody Military Coup, Turkey Chronology

AnkaraTurkey‘s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim revealed since Friday afternoon local time, vehicles and military forces invaded the capital of Turkey, Ankara and Istanbul.He then went to the television station to announce the news. “This is a coup attempt by some members of the military against the Government of current President Recep Tayyip Erdogan,” he said as reported by Vox, Friday, July 15, 2016.

Chronology of assaults occur beginning on Friday, July 15, 2016 at 15.30 local time.By that time there were reports streaming in social media-related operations in Ankara and Istanbul. In Ankara, the tanks lurched through the streets of the city. Aircraftflying overhead and military vehicles surrounded the soldiers. Besides the two majorIstanbul, the Bosphorus Bridge and Fatih Sultan Mehmet, blocked soldiers. Even tanks rolled into Istanbul’s international airport.

At 16.00 local time, Yildirim announced on television that the incident was an attempted coup by the military and rebel groups. He vowed would not allow a coup to succeed. Half an hour later, a statement from Turkey‘s armed forces claimed that the military had gained control of the Government.

In that statement, the military has taken over the Government of the country to restore constitutional order, human rights, and freedom. That statement led to the protection of Turkey‘s democracy. At that time, President Erdogan was on holiday at a location far from Ankara and Istanbul.

At 17.30 local time, Erdogan addressed to its people through Skype. He blamed thecoup on minority members and military structure parallels. According to New York Times columnist Mustafa Akyol, the last phrase Erdogan declares that pengkudeta is a Gulenist movement. A religious and political movement the ascendant who wish to be accommodated with Erdogan led by Islamic scholars, Fedhullah Gülen.

Erdogan then encourage people took to the streets in an effort to protest. They are directed to occupy the airport and crowded the public. In Ankara, demonstrators follow how Erdogan i.e. took to the streets in support of the Government.

The leader of Turkey‘s main opposition party condemned the coup. He did not support the coup leaders in the political establishment. Any explosion occurred inTurkey‘s Parliament complex in Ankara. While in Istanbul, there was a firefight.

At about 19.45, spokesman for Turkey‘s national intelligence announced that a couphas been rejected. While leader Fethullah Gülen movement Gulenist, denied being involved in the coup. Erdogan finally returned to Istanbul as a sign that the coup had failed.


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