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Turkey marks fourth anniversary of failed July 15 coup attempt

Turkey marked the fourth anniversary of the July 15 failed coup attempt against the government, with ceremonies and events remembering its victims.

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Wednesday, accompanied by civilian "veterans" who fought against the coup, laid a wreath at a memorial in the presidential complex in Ankara and prayed.

Erdoğan kicked off a series of events to commemorate the crushing of the coup, including one at parliament. Attendees were wearing masks as the event took place amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

07.15.2020
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