Turkey

The day after reports emerged that Prime Minister Erdogan was seeking to extradite influential Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen from the US, sources in the Ankara Prosecutor’s office said no investigation has yet been launched against Gulen; his activities may be investigated, however, in relation to the leak of a conversation of top Turkish officials discussing a false-flag operation in Syria. The government ruled out the possibility of house arrest for PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan.

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