Turkish, US delegations hold surprise Gulen talks

6-hour meeting extended at request of Turkish justice minister

Turkish, US delegations hold surprise Gulen talks

World Bulletin / News Desk

 A Turkish delegation in talks on Wednesday urged U.S. officials to extradite accused Fetuallah Terrorist Organization (FETO) ringleader Fetullah Gulen.

The unexpected six-hour marathon discussions were originally scheduled to conclude Tuesday but were extended at the request of Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag and headed by Faris Karak, the Assistant General Director of Law and Foreign Affairs of the Ministry of Justice with U.S. Justice Department officials.

Three prosecutors from the Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor's Office were also involved in the discussions.  

Bozdag held a meeting Monday with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on the issue of Gulen's extradition

Following that meeting, the sides decided to pursue discussions focused on the process of the extradition.

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