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Erdogan threatens to behead 'traitors'
00:57 - Source: CNN

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NEW: Masses of people in Istanbul, Ankara heard Erdogan

Scores died last year in the coup attempt

CNN  — 

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan – delivering feisty and stirring messages on the one-year anniversary of a failed coup aimed at unseating him – lauded the popular resistance that helped stop the coup, and promised to decapitate “traitors,” a sign that his harsh crackdown against his foes over the last 12 months will continue.