March 30, 2017 / 12:41 PM / in 7 months

Turkey expects concrete steps on Gulen extradition - Cavusoglu

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey expects the United States to take concrete steps on the extradition of U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom it blames for a failed coup attempt last July, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday.

Speaking at a joint news conference with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Cavusoglu said Washington should take administrative steps including the temporary detention of Gulen.

Reporting by Ece Toksabay; Writing by Daren Butler and Humeyra Pamuk; Editing by Nick Tattersall

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