ISTANBUL | Turkey expects ‘concrete steps’ from US on cleric’s return

16Dec - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

ISTANBUL— Turkey’s foreign minister is expressing impatience with the United States for not extraditing a cleric whom the Turkish government alleges masterminded a failed 2016 coup.

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said during Sunday that Turkey has demanded the return of 84 suspects from the U.S., including Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen. The cleric lives in Pennsylvania and has denied orchestrating the coup attempt.

Speaking during a trip to Qatar, Cavusoglu says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S.

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