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    'Turkish People Will Never Forget' Russia's Support During Coup Attempt

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    Turkish people will never forget Russia's support during the coup attempt in July, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Turkey is thankful for Russia's offer to assist in sharing intelligence data during the failed July 15 coup, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Wednesday.

    "First of all, I want to express my gratitude to Russia and [President Vladimir] Putin and the Russian people. Russia has convincingly demonstrated who our true friend is in the difficult days," Cavusoglu told Rossiya-24.

    "Mr. Putin gave us full support and assistance, including with regard to intelligence sharing. That is why we are grateful to the Russian leadership and the people. The Turkish people will never forget this," he reiterated.

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