Organizer of Coup Attempt in Turkey Contacted with US Consulate – Media

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The US Embassy to Ankara confirmed that the US Consulate in Istanbul called one of the alleged organizers of the coup attempt in Turkey a few days after the riots.

Organizer of Coup Attempt in Turkey Contacted with US Consulate – Media

People demonstrate in front of the Republic Monument at the Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey, July 16, 2016 (Photo: Reuters / Murad Sezer)

The Turkish security forces found that one of the alleged organizers of the coup attempt in Turkey, Adil Oksuz, received a phone call from the US Consulate in Istanbul a few days after the riots, the Anadolu news agency reported, citing a source in the Ankara prosecutor’s office.

According to the news agency’s source, the call from a phone number, registered on the US diplomatic mission, was received by Oksuz on July 21. This fact is reflected in the indictment prepared by the prosecutor’s office, which will be submitted to the court in the near future.

The US Embassy to Ankara confirmed that such a phone call to one of the alleged organizers of the coup attempt, Adil Oksuz, really took place. According to the embassy, the US Consulate General in Istanbul called him on a visa issue.

“On that day, the Turkish National Police called the US Mission Turkey to request our assistance in preventing Adil Oksuz from fleeing Turkey. We then revoked his US visa and, as required by US law, tried to call him to inform him of the cancellation,” a statement, posted on the website of the diplomatic mission, reads.

In November of the last year, Anadolu reported, citing the Ankara prosecutor’s office, that two coordinators of the coup attempt in Turkey, Kemal Batmaz and Adil Oksuz, visited the US four times in 2016, their last trip lasted since 11 to 13 July. A former university’s employee Sakarya Oksuz was detained immediately after the coup attempt, but then released, and now he is on the wanted list.

On the night of July 16, 2016, a group of rebels attempted a military coup in Turkey. The main confrontation unfolded in Ankara and Istanbul. More than 240 Turkish citizens were killed, while over 2,000 others were wounded. The mutiny was suppressed. The Turkish authorities accused opposition Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen of involvement in the coup attempt and demanded the US to extradite him. Gulen himself condemned the coup attempt and declared his innocence.

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  • Pave Way IV

    The trouble with the U.S. and Turkey getting into a pissing match NOW is that al the U.S. dirty laundry is going to come out. I mean “…it’s trouble…” for my own selfish reasons. Now I have to listen to months and months of the U.S. MSM spin the reports and try to make the U.S. look like the good guy and Turkey the evil villain. Frankly, I’m just tired of their BS. The ENTIRE WORLD (except Israel) is more evil than the U.S. – is that really were they’re taking this? If the U.S.were a person, it would be in a calming, supportive long-term care psychiatric institution receiving the therapy and opiates it needs (and the electroshock therapy it probably deserves). I don’t hate my country, I just want everyone to treat it like the mental patient it has become. Why are you letting us wander around in public? Lock us up for our own safety. Where’s your humanity??

    • Thegr8rambino

      dude i feel the same way. we and our allies are the number one threat to world peace right now.

    • Cycloben

      When the psycho is the hegemon, there’s really not much you can do about it. Especially when the psycho don’t mind nuking people.