Amid an attempted military coup in Turkey, one key player's whereabouts are still murky: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The president addressed the nation using FaceTime, describing the events as "an attempt at an uprising by a minority within our armed forces" and called on supporters to take to the streets.
Erdogan had spoken from "a secure location," a senior government official has said. That secure location remains a mystery.
The press office for the Turkish Embassy in Washington has since tweeted a series of statements, attributed to Erdogan.
Erdogan:The ones who attacked to the nation with the tanks, plane and helicopter which all belongs to the nation, will pay the highest price
— Turkish Press Office (@trpressoffice) July 15, 2016
And a member of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) said on BBC that Erdogan is "in the country. He is monitoring."
Here are some of the unsubstantiated locations where Erdogan has been rumored to be:
Reports emerged that Erdogan had been on vacation in the Turkish Riviera port town of Marmaris at the time of the attempted coup:
— Russell Boyce (@Cropperboyce) July 15, 2016
Or rather, a U.S. military source told NBC News that Erdogan was trying to get into Germany.
Senior US military source tells NBC News that Erdogan, refused landing rights in Istanbul, is reported to be seeking asylum in Germany.
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) July 15, 2016
Well, that's a route. Here comes this report, attributed to the official news agency of Iran.
— Arash Azizi (@arash_tehran) July 15, 2016
BREAKING NEWS: Iranian Irna wires agency reports that Erdogan has landed in Teheran escorted by iranian militar jets
— Tancredi Palmeri (@tancredipalmeri) July 15, 2016
— Anup Kaphle (@AnupKaphle) July 15, 2016
Isaac Stanley-Becker contributed to this post.