Putin’s spokesman Peskov denies Russia warned Turkey of imminent coup

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Putin’s spokesman Peskov denies Russia warned Turkey of imminent coup


The Kremlin has no information that Russia warned Turkey of an imminent military coup, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday, as reported by the Russian official TASS news agency.

Pesky added that Vladimir Putin and Turkish leader Tayyip Erdogan may meet in August.

Putin called the Turkish president and said he hoped Russian tourists would be protected in the aftermath of Friday night's failed coup attempt in Turkey, the Kremlin said in a statement on Sunday. The statement ...


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