The coup leaders have said that they would keep Turkey’s international deals. “The validity of all of our international agreements and commitments are preserved. We wish to continue our good relations with all the world’s countries,” they said in a statement released by Türk Silahlı Kuvvetler (the Turkish Armed Forces). 

Earlier in July, president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the target of the coup, made a bold and controversial proposal by offering citizenship to Syrian refugees in the country.

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