Foreign leaders are closely watching developments in Russia

Many political leaders have already reacted to the possible coup in Russia. On Saturday, for example, the Turkish government said that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged during a telephone consultation with Russian President Vladimir Putin to “act with prudence,” international news agencies reported. The duo discussed recent developments in Russia and Erdogan is said to have indicated his willingness to “contribute to a peaceful solution”. For its part, the Kremlin stated that in the phone call, Ankara expressed its support for the Russian leadership.

Washington also responded to the latest developments in Russia. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he is in talks with the G7 countries – Canada, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy and Japan – and Josep Borrell, the European Union’s high representative for foreign affairs. According to Washington, the latest developments do not change the US support for Ukraine, she said A statement was issued. The United States will work closely with allies and partners as the situation evolves Blink on Twitter.

Prime Minister Mark Rutte left via Twitter Know that they have met with ministers Wopke Hoekstra (Foreign Affairs), Kajsa Olongren (Defense), Hanke Bruins Slot (Home Affairs) and the intelligence and security services to discuss developments in Russia. We will continue to monitor the situation closely.

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said through a spokesman for the French news agency that he was monitoring the events. “The situation is still very dynamic. (…) We are also consulting with our closest allies.” French President Emmanuel Macron has also said he is “monitoring the situation closely” and stresses that he wants to keep the focus on supporting Ukraine.

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Iran says it supports the rule of law in Russia and insists Saturday’s events are an “internal matter,” they reported Iranian state media.

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