Erdogan says informing on Gulen supporters 'patriotic duty'

August 10, 2016 12:24 PM

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ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey's president has called on a group of businessmen to inform authorities about anyone they suspect of being a follower of a U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused of orchestrating Turkey's failed July 15 coup.

Speaking to a group of Turkish exporters on Wednesday, Recep Tayyip Erdogan also vowed to press ahead with a large-scale government crackdown on suspected members of the movement led by Fethullah Gulen. Gulen has repeatedly denied involvement.

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