Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the
High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations
On the failed coup in Turkey
New York – 16 July, 2016
The High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser condemns the failed coup that aimed at overthrowing the legitimate government in Turkey on Friday. He expresses his support to the democratically elected civilian Government of Turkey and the legitimate leadership of the President of Turkey H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The Government of Turkey provides support to the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, a political initiative of the UN Secretary-General under the co-sponsorship of the Governments of Spain and Turkey.
The High Representative expresses his solidarity with the people of Turkey and their democratic choice.