The White house, Gülen operates according to the Turkish foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on a possible extradition of Islamic preacher Fethullah gülen. Turkish media quoted Cavusoglu with the words, Trump had this to say Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during the G20 summit in Argentina.

“In Argentina, said Trump Erdogan, they worked, Gülen and others to deliver,” it said.

The Turkey’s Gülen for the coup attempt in the summer of 2016, and responsible. Gulen has lived Long in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The theme is a Central conflict between the United States and Turkey.

rumors since November

rumors about a possible extradition of the preacher had already appeared in mid-November. US media had reported, the White house asked various authorities about the legal ways to get Gulen out of the country. A spokeswoman for the U.S. state Department had denied this at the time.

Since the coup attempt of 2016, the Turkish government against alleged supporters of the Gülen movement hard. According to official Figures from mid-November have since been arrested for alleged Links to the coup leaders around 218.000 people, 16.684 of the persons Concerned were sentenced accordingly. More than 140,000 people have been dismissed from the state service.

Erdogan called for several gülen’s extradition from exile – so far in vain. The Gülen movement is regarded in Turkey as a terrorist organisation and is forbidden. On this basis, the dismissals and detentions followed. Critics of the government, in addition to the actual coup, a countless number of Innocent non-parties to follow, to safeguard the rights of the accused, and to condemn to met you and due to the poor evidence of long imprisonment.


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