U.S. Harboring Gulen Is Destroying Turkey Ties, Premier Says

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  • Turkey’s Yildirim speaks ahead of Joe Biden’s visit to Ankara
  • Turkey blames U.S.-based Gulen for masterminding coup attempt

U.S. failure to extradite Fethullah Gulen, the Islamic cleric blamed by Turkish authorities for the failed military coup last month, is “destroying” Turkish-American relationships, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said in a stern rebuke ahead of a visit by Vice President Joe Biden.

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