An announcement on the Turkish state broadcaster TRT says that a curfew has been declared across Turkey and that airports are closed. The announcer says they are being made to read a statement by the military.
The statement promises a new constitution for the country and says
that democracy and the secular rule of law had been undermined. Martial
law has also been imposed, it adds.
The White House says President Obama is aware of the developments in Turkey and will receive regular updates.
The head of the Istanbul branch of Turkey’s ruling AK party says
soldiers entered the party building and asked them to leave, CNN Turk