Italian police: the arrest of a former German army officer in Italy in connection with the coup attempt

Al-Jazeera correspondent: the arrest of a leader in the German Alternative Party and a former deputy as part of the authorities' campaign against the "Reich Citizens' Movement".

German Interior Ministry: Security forces are examining any possible relationship between Russia and the coup plot that was revealed today.

Russian Embassy in Berlin: We have nothing to do with any terrorist and illegal groups in Germany.

Stuttgart State Prosecutor: The military wing of the terrorist group aimed to build a new German army.