Turkey: US Failure to Hand Over Gulen Would ‘Sacrifice Relations’

August 9, 2016 9:04 AM

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Turkey: US Failure to Hand Over Gulen Would ‘Sacrifice Relations’

Turkey on Tuesday warned the United States that if it fails to extradite Fethullah Gulen, the Pennsylvania-based cleric Turkey accuses of planning a failed coup attempt, it would cause great harm to relations between the countries.

"If the US does not deliver [Gulen], they will sacrifice relations with Turkey for the sake of a terrorist," Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said during a televised interview.

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