U.S. tells Turkey it will respond soon to demand for cleric's arrest - justice minister

U.S. tells Turkey it will respond soon to demand for cleric's arrest - justice minister
 

U.S. officials have told their Turkish counterparts they will respond within a couple of days to Turkey's demand to arrest Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, blamed for a bloody coup attempt, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Wednesday.
Turkey wants the United States to extradite Gulen, who resides in Pennsylvania, and prosecute him on charges he masterminded the attempt to overthrow the government on July 15. The 75-year-old preacher denies any involvement. Bozdag was speaking to NTV channel in an interview broadcast live.
Washington has said it is cooperating with Ankara on the matter and... read more

 
28 September 2016 in World News, Views: 30
Source: Reuters
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