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Impact of the current political situation in Turkey on the Country Rating
In the night from 15 to 16 July 2016, parts of the Turkish military staged an unsuccessful coup against the incumbent Turkish government. Rebellious armed forces tried to surround Istanbul's Ataturk Airport, closed the bridges over the Bosphorus Strait dividing the city and encircled the parliamentary building in Ankara with tanks. An attempt to capture the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in his holiday resort failed. Despite a history of four governments being toppled by the military since the 1960s, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) was nevertheless able to hold its ground with the help of protesting crowds in the streets and put down the rebellion by the morning. more...