Fethullah Gulen will not oppose extradition to Turkey

Fethullah Gulen will not oppose extradition to Turkey

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The Turkish islamic clergyman Fethullah Gulen will be the United States did not flee and did not resist against the extradition to Turkey if the US agrees.

That says Gulen in an interview with Reuters news agency. He denies a previous accusation of the Turkish government that he be sent to Canada wanted to flee for extradition by the US to prevent it.

The Turkish president Erdogan, the US has over the past year several times for extradition of Gulen asked. The Turkish government sees the in the USA living Gulen as the ‘brain’ of the couppoging in Turkey, in July 2016. He would his influence have been used to the Turkish government in closely to drive.

Gulen says to Reuters again, never a coup to have urged. He price the political opposition in Turkey and stressed that the government of Erdogan should only be ended through a peaceful and democratic way.


In an interview with German broadcaster ZDF last year, said Gulen convinced that Erdogan the couppoging on the rope has been followed by a large-scale purification to be implemented. “The plans had Erdogan for years, waiting, waiting for just the right occasion,” says the islamic spiritual.

Erdogan said in may know everything to do to extradition. According to the U.s. department of Justice, there is as yet, however, insufficient evidence for involvement of Gulen at the couppoging. Also, European intelligence agencies say that he probably has played no role.

See also:
Who is Fethullah Gulen and why is Erdogan behind his movement?

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