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Türkiye’s Democracy and National Unity Day celebrated in Vientiane

The Embassy of the Republic of Türkiye to Laos celebrated in Vientiane on Friday, Jul 15 the Democracy and National Unity Day of Turkiye– July 15.

The celebration was held at Türkiye ambassador’s residence in Vientiane.

The evening of July 15, 2016, the “Fethullahist Terrorist Organization” (FETO) launched a bloody coup attempt against the people and the government of Turkiye, according to Ambassador of the Republic of Türkiye to the Lao PDR, Mr, Orhan Isik.

As FETO affiliated army units left their barracks to occupy key locations and fighter jets and attack helicopters, bombed strategic targets including the Parliament, Presidential compound, army and police headquarters, thousands of civilians took to streets to stop this unprecedented heinous coup attempt. The plotters killed 251 innocent civilians and left thousands injured. On that night the Turkish people defended democracy with their lives.

Source: Lao News Agency