Turkish interior minister blames US for failed 2016 coup, provoking angry response



The US has reacted angrily to comments by Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu saying it was behind a failed 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey’s interior minister said on Thursday that the United States was behind the failed 2016 military coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Hurriyet newspaper reported, at a time when Turkey is seeking improved ties with its NATO ally. His comments provoked an...

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