US Has ‘Responsibility’ to Protect Peace And Extradite Fetullah Gülen: Turkish PM

Turkish Prime Minister Yıldırım  congratulates incoming US administration and wishes Donald Trump good luck.

Yıldırım also said Turkey expects Trump to lend more support to Turkey’s efforts to maintain peace in the region.

Yıldırım said the U.S.-Turkish partnership has a deep-rooted history starting with NATO and added:

“There have been some problems in the past and there has been tension between the two countries. Fetullah

“We hope and what we expect [from the Trump administration] is that steps will be taken particularly to extradite FETO [leader Fetullah Gülen], the orchestrator of the July 15 coup attempt, to stop the support given to the terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria under the pretext of the fight against Daesh, and to fix the Turkish public’s negative perception of the U.S. administration,” Yildirim said.

“The decisions Trump makes about transformation of the global economic crisis into global peace will be important.”


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