Turkish President Appears Among Crowds of Supporters at Istanbul Airport

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has appeared among crowds of supporters outside Istanbul airport, after the government said it repelled a coup attempt by a military group.

Erdoğan said “no power is above the national will”.

The president landed at the airport after speaking on television from an undisclosed location using Facetime, urging people to go out on the streets and gather in squares in response to the attempted uprising.