Turkey cautions US not to “give up” relations for purpose of Gulen


Gulen firmly denies Ankara's allegations and his legal counselor last Friday said Turkey had neglected to give 'a scintilla' of verification to bolster its case.

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Turkey cautioned the US today not to relinquish two-sided ties over Pennsylvania-based minister Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara accuses for the July 15 fizzled upset and needs to see removed to face trial.

"On the off chance that the US doesn't convey (Gulen), they will give up relations with Turkey for a terrorist," Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag told journalists amid a broadcast instructions in the capital Ankara.

Turkey has more than once squeezed Washington to remove the 75-year-old minister to face trial over the endeavored putsch, which saw a rebel military group attempt to expel President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.Gulen emphatically denies Ankara's allegations and his legal advisor last Friday said Turkey had neglected to give "a scintilla" of evidence to bolster its case.

Bozdag asked logically how the United States would respond if a man in charge of brutality in their nation was being facilitated by Turkey.

"Consider the possibility that there was an endeavored death of (President Barack) Obama while he was on vacation with his significant other and youngsters, if the White House was shelled, if tanks were rolled over individuals, if officers shot at individuals from helicopters and the terrorist head in charge of this was in Turkey.

The upset occurred while Erdogan was on a family occasion in southern Turkey and saw both the parliament and territory around the presidential royal residence besieged from the air.

Bozdag said that if the US didn't remove Gulen, relations between the two would be contrarily influenced in spite of being "two amicable nations" at present.

The clergyman included that hostile to US slant had achieved its top in Turkey over the Gulen issue and encouraged Washington to act before it got to be contempt.

"It is in the hands of the US to stop Turkish hostile to US feeling getting to be scorn," he said.

US Secretary of State John Kerry, who could visit Turkey in late August as indicated by Ankara, said days after the overthrow endeavor that Turkey must present "honest to goodness prove" and "not assertions" against Gulen for his removal.

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