ANKARA, July 16. /TASS/. Masterminds of the state coup in Turkey will face the toughest possible punishment, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on NTV channel early morning on Tuesday.
He dismissed the coup attempt as ‘foolish and mad’ and said its instigators would not achieve their objectives.
"I’ll also go out into the street (in solidarity with the people)," he said. "We’ll get onto tanks ourselves if need be."
The military have declared a curfew on the entire territory of the country.