Fethullah Gulen

Bosnia Cancels Four Turks’ Residence Permits on Erdogan’s Request

Erdogan reportedly believes they are followers of exiled Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, whose movement the Turkish government blames for the failed coup in the country in 2016 and describes as a 'terrorist group'.

Since the failed coup, the Turkish authorities have detained thousands of suspected 'Gulenists' and put pressure on governments abroad to extradite suspects.

Turkey Jails Another Professor Deported from Moldova

A Turkish court on Friday jailed an employee of the Orizont private high school chain in Moldova, Yasin Ozdil - who was handed over to Turkey in 2018 in a joint secret service operation - for 12 years.

Ozdil formerly headed the public relations department for a branch of the school chain in the Durlesti area, near the Moldovan capital, Chisinau.

Turkey Vows to Ratify North Macedonia’s NATO Accession

Parliament in Ankara will soon ratify the NATO accession protocol for North Macedonia and will not condition this with Skopje delivering suspected supporters of exiled Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara considers terrorists, Deputy Foreign Minister Faruk Kaymakci has said in an interview.

Trump to 'take a look at' extraditing Fethullah Gülen, but noncommittal: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump told his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan that Washington "would take a look at" the possibility of extraditing FETÖ leader Fethullah Gülen, who Ankara accuses of being behind a 2016 coup attempt, but he made no commitment, the White House has said.