Turkey Awaits Response From US to Arrest Cleric Gulen in 1-2 Days
12:14, Wednesday, 28 September, 2016
Ankara expects Washington's response to the request to arrest the alleged mastermind of the July coup attempt within two days.
ANKARA (Sputnik) — Turkey expects the United States to respond within days to its request to detain self-exiled Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen that Ankara suspects of organizing the July 15 coup attempt, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said Wednesday. "We are actively negotiating with the US on Gulen's extradition. The needed documents have been submitted. As we have been informed by the US, they will respond to our inquiry about Gulen's temporary arrest within one-two days," Bozdag said in an interview with the NTV broadcaster.