Turkey Demands Extradition of Fethullah Gulen From US

kkkTurkey has formally requested the extradition of cleric Fethullah Gulen from the United States, the prime minister said Tuesday, as the government widens its purge following a failed military coup over the weekend.

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim made the announcement of the extradition request in Parliament on Tuesday and on Twitter referred to Gulen as a “terrorist leader”.
The Muslim cleric, living in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania, has denied any involvement.

 

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