Turkey Offers Only Bluster in Extradition Bid, Gulen Lawyers Say

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Turkish Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, sits at his residence in Saylorsburg, Pa. on March 15, 2014.

Photographer: Selahattin Sevi/AP Photo

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s demand that the U.S. extradite a 75-year-old Muslim scholar as the hidden hand behind a failed coup “is political in nature” and not backed by evidence, lawyers for Fethullah Gulen said.

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