In rare show of unity, Turkey's four parties condemn coup

ANKARA - Turkey's four main political parties condemned the attempted military coup in a joint statement on Saturday, marking a rare departure from usually fractious politics.


The four parties, which run the gamut from the right-wing, Islamist-rooted AK Party founded by President Tayyip Erdogan to the left-of-center, pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), said their stance was invaluable for democracy in Turkey.


The statement was read aloud in the assemby the parliamentary speaker.


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