Turkey Pursues Cleric Living in U.S., Blamed as Coup Mastermind

July 20, 2016 12:38 AM

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Turkey Pursues Cleric Living in U.S., Blamed as Coup Mastermind

Turkish officials on Tuesday, including Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, raised the pressure on the United States to hand over Mr. Gulen, promising to send dossiers of evidence of his role in the plot.

The White House said on Tuesday that it received an electronic file from Turkey on the matter, though it was unclear that it was a formal extradition request.

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