Turkey repeats request for Gulen extradition

Tuesday, 19 July, 2016 - 10:45

Turkey repeats a plea to the United States to extradite Fethullah Gulen.

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Monday that Pennsylvania-based Fethullah Gulen must be extradited without preconditions, implying that Ankara’s ties with Washington are at stake.

The US has said it would extradite Gulen only if Turkey provides evidence, not allegations, that he was behind the recent coup bid.

Fethullah Gulen played a key role in the recent pro-american Coup thath was attemted in Turkey.