ANKARA, Turkish Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul urged on Friday the United States to hand over extradited Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen.
The Minister sent a letter to newly appointed US Attorney General William Barr, demanding extradition of the Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Turkey considers a mastermind of the 2016 coup attempt, Turkish Justice Ministry said in a statement.
Moreover, the Minister has assured that his country is looking forward to bring back Gulen, stressing both sides should co-operate to fight terrorism. Although, he mentioned that The Turkish authorities had repeatedly sent extradition requests to Washington which refused to hand him over.
Source: Kuwait News Agency