The U.S. attorney’s office has indicted two men, as “illegal agents” for the Turkey worked. An American and a Turk should have tried, according to the Ministry of justice to seek extradition of living in the USA preacher Fethullah Gulen to Turkey. Also, the former national security adviser to US President Donald Trump, Michael Flynn, is said to have been involved.

Flynn is accused in a separate process. There, he has given to the judicial authorities, gives false information to its cooperation with the Turkish government. The Turkish government makes Gülen for the coup attempt of July 2016 responsible and calls for his extradition.

Flynn has jointly established with the U.S. Suspects a company named “Flynn Intel Group”. The company received for the three-month project for Turkey, according to information from the judicial authorities of 530,000 dollars (about 467.000 Euro). In the new indictment, it says that the objective was a “conspiracy” to influence U.S. politicians and public opinion against Gülen, with the aim to achieve its delivery.

Flynn had on 8. November 2016 – the day of the U.S. presidential election – a post on the news site “The Hill” published, in which he objected vehemently for a extradition of gülen’s.

project has decided to “Cabinet-level”

The second is now accused Suspect from Turkey, to have held, according to information from the judicial authorities, the contact between the Trio and Turkish government representatives. The Budget for the project had been decided on the Turkish “Cabinet level”. The Suspect is said to have concealed the payments with your own company.

The Americans are up to 15 years in prison. The Turkish Suspect, who also has Dutch citizenship, up to 35 years.

According to the Turkish government Trump and the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the G20 have spoken summit in Buenos Aires two weeks ago about the demand for gülen’s extradition. Turkish foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday in Parliament in Ankara: “Trump has said that there are efforts, especially the terrorist leader to be shown.” On Sunday, the Minister had called for “concrete steps” in the United States.

During a visit to Washington Cavusoglu the US had handed over to colleague Mike Pompeo in the last month, according to information from a list of 84 suspected members of the Gülen movement, whose extradition calls for the Turkey.

Gulen has lived for a Long time in exile in the US in the state of Pennsylvania. He denied any involvement in the attempted coup, had been beaten. According to official Turkish figures, more than 250 people were killed in the coup attempt were killed.


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