07:30 GMT07 March 2021
Listen Live
    Middle East
    Get short URL
    0 64

    Airports, border crossing points in Turkey were warned of possible attempts of members of opposition Gulen movement to flee abroad, media reported Saturday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the Anadolu agency, officers at the check points were instructed to increase the level of security.

    Earlier in the day, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other officials have blamed Turkish opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen and his supporters for the coup attempt.

    Late Friday night, the Turkish government came under siege by a faction of military forces who sought to end the rule of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan citing the leader's drift away from the country's long-held secularist values.


    All Coup Participants in Turkey Detained and Will Be Punished - Turkish PM
    Turkish Parliament to Convene for Emergency Session Later on Saturday
    Russian Tour Operators Say Some 4,000 Individual Tourists Staying in Turkey
    Die Linke Party Urges Germany to Immediately Withdraw Military From Turkey
    Russia Confirms Readiness for Cooperation With Legitimate Turkish Gov't
    Russia's Tourism Agency Calls on Citizens in Turkey to Avoid Crowded Areas
    Military Coup Attempt in Turkey: Five Things You Need to Know
    Over 100 Coup Supporters Killed in Turkey - General Staff
    Russian Embassy in Ankara Asks Turkey to Ensure Safety of Russian Citizens
    military coup, airport security, border controls, Turkey
    Community standardsDiscussion