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    Iran's Leader Calls Security Council Emergency Meeting Over Coup in Turkey

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    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has convened an emergency meeting of the country’s security council over the situation in Turkey, a source in the presidential office told Sputnik on Saturday.

    TEHRAN (Sputnik) – On Friday, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that a group of servicemen attempted a military coup d'etat in the country.

    "Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is convening an emergency meeting of the security council to discuss the situation in Turkey," the source said.


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