Bloomberg: Obama Rejects Claims U.S. Had Advance Knowledge of Turkey Coup
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President Barack Obama rejected claims that the U.S. had prior knowledge of last week’s attempted coup in Turkey and urged Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to tamp down any rumors of American involvement.
Any suggestions of early U.S. knowledge of the rebellion by a faction of the Turkish military “are completely false, unequivocally false,” Obama said at the White House on Friday. He said he spoke this week with Erdogan, who “needs to make sure that not just he but everybody in his government understand that those reports are false.”
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