MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters:
"I have no such information and do not know which sources the agency is referring to."imminent coup just hours before tanks appeared in the streets of Istanbul and Ankara last Friday.
On July 15, the Turkish authorities said that a coup attempt was taking place in the country. The coup was suppressed the following day. Some 290 people were killed and around 1,500 injured during the failed coup, according to the country's authorities.
Fars News reported on July 20, Russia had allegedly intercepted Turkish military communications indicating preparations for an insurrection. The purported communication was then passed on to Turkey's national intelligence hours before the failed coup unfolded, the uncorroborated reports said.
Speaking about a state of emergency declared by the Turkish leader in the wake of last week’s failed attempt to overthrow the government Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that it is an internal matter of the country.
"This is Turkey’s internal affair," Peskov told reporters.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared a three-month state of emergency in the early hours of Thursday following a late Friday, early Saturday military coup attempt. The decision took effect after an accompanying decree was published on the official gazette later in the day.