Kerry: Turkey must send evidence not allegations in extradition request

by Reuters
Monday, 18 July 2016 10:01 GMT

WASHINGTON, July 18 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday he had made clear to Turkey that it must provide genuine evidence that withstands scrutiny when requesting the extradition of U.S.- based cleric Fethullah Gulen.

"The U.S. has a formal process for dealing with extradition requests, Turkey must send evidence not allegations," Kerry told a news conference in Brussels.

(Reporting by David Brunnstrom)

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