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Turkey: PM vows vengeance for Gulen's alledged involvement in coup attempt01:06

Turkey: PM vows vengeance for Gulen's alledged involvement in coup attempt

Turkey, Ankara
August 9, 2016 at 16:35 GMT -00:00 · Published

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen "will get the punishment that he deserves," while addressing the AKP lawmakers in Ankara on Tuesday.

"There is no doubt that the religious traitor, that shameless liar, that blood-shedder, will be held accountable," Yildirim said.

Last month's failed coup in Turkey was carried out by a small faction of the Turkish military killing more than 270 people before it was put down by loyalists in the security forces as well as mass demonstrations by anti-coup protesters.

Ankara accuses Gulen of plotting the coup attempt and demands its immediate extradition from Pennsylvania where he currently lives.

Turkey: PM vows vengeance for Gulen's alledged involvement in coup attempt01:06
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Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen "will get the punishment that he deserves," while addressing the AKP lawmakers in Ankara on Tuesday.

"There is no doubt that the religious traitor, that shameless liar, that blood-shedder, will be held accountable," Yildirim said.

Last month's failed coup in Turkey was carried out by a small faction of the Turkish military killing more than 270 people before it was put down by loyalists in the security forces as well as mass demonstrations by anti-coup protesters.

Ankara accuses Gulen of plotting the coup attempt and demands its immediate extradition from Pennsylvania where he currently lives.

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