Report: Turkish Prosecutor Wants US-Based Cleric Arrested

December 19, 2014 4:29 PM

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Turkey's state-run news agency says a prosecutor is demanding that an arrest warrant be issued for the U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen ? a former ally-turned-foe of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The Anadolu Agency says Friday that a court in Istanbul will decide whether a warrant should be issued. The move would be a prelude to a formal request for Gulen's extradition from the United States, where he is living in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania.

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