Russian President Vladimir Putin made an official comment on the attempted military coup in Turkey.
According to Putin, Russia has always opposed any unconstitutional actions.
I want to say again that this is our principal stance - we are categorically against any attempts of unconstitutional actions, Putin said during a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The Russian President went on saying that he was one of the first who voiced his support for Erdogan following a successful prevention of the attempted coup in Turkey.
On Tuesday, August 9, the Presidents of Turkey and Russia met in St. Petersburg following a crisis in bilateral relations.