Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C) visits Police Special Operation Department's Headquarters in Golbasi district of Ankara, Turkey on July 29, 2016 after the Parallel State/Gulenist Terrorist Organization's failed military coup attempt staged on 15th of July 2016. ( Erçin Top - Anadolu Agency )
Sydney Morning Herald Tribune: Turkey's Erdogan edges closer to blaming the US for coup attempt
Istanbul: Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday accused the head of US Central Command of "siding with coup plotters" after the general said American contacts were being swept up in Turkey's post-coup crackdown, deepening a rift between NATO's two largest militaries.
"One should be ashamed," Mr Erdogan said in a televised speech outside the police special forces headquarters in the capital Ankara, where 50 personnel were killed when a rogue group of officers carried out the July 15-16 revolt.
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WNU Editor: US general Joseph Votel has denied any involvement in Turkey's coup .... 'Completely inaccurate': Top U.S. general in Middle East denies that he aided Turkish coup (Washington Examiner). What got the General into trouble with Turkey were these remarks .... Pentagon Allies Jailed in Turkey Amid Coup Backlash, General Says (WSJ).
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