Incirlik airspace reopened; Turkish base commander detained
STUTTGART, Germany — Turkey allowed the U.S. to resume air operations against the Islamic State from Incirlik Air Base after the Turkish base commander was detained in connection with this weekend’s coup attempt.
Turkey had closed the airspace around Incirlik on Saturday as the government said it had gotten the upper hand over a group within the Turkish military that had attempted a coup on Friday night. Throughout Saturday and Sunday, Turkish authorities were rounding up members of the military and justice system suspected of involvement in the failed coup attempt.
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