Pentagon: Incirlik Air Base Unaffected by Attempted Coup in Turkey

© AP Photo / Emrah GurelIncirlik Air Base, on the outskirts of the city of Adana, southern Turkey (File)
Incirlik Air Base, on the outskirts of the city of Adana, southern Turkey (File) - Sputnik International
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The American air base in Turkey hasn't been affected by the unfolding coup in the country, the Pentagon spokesperson said.

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The Incirlik air base is not affected by the attempted military coup in Turkey and US-led coalition operations against the Islamic State (IS, or Daesh) are continuing, a US Department of Defense official told reporters.

"As of this time, there has been no impact to Incirlik Air Base and counter-ISIL [Islamic State] air operations from Incirlik continue," the Pentagon official said on Friday.

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