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Turkey says U.S. indictment of former minister amounts to "coup attempt"

Turkey said on Monday its former economy minister, indicted in the United States for conspiring to violate U.S. sanctions on Iran, acted within international law and that charges against him amounted to a coup attempt through American courts. Former minister Zafer Caglayan "has protected Turkey's interests as Turkish economy minister, and has acted within the laws of our country and international laws while doing that," government spokesman Bekir Bozdag said.
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