there Are Considerations of the US government, the Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen's extradition? Turkish foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu had this hinted at on Sunday.
Thus did US President Donald Trump to his Turkish colleague Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the recent G-20 summit in Buenos Aires said, Washington "will work" at the time of delivery. Ankara has been calling for years the rendition of the in Pennsylvania living Gülen, made by Erdogan for the coup attempt of 2016 is responsible.
Turkish wishful thinking
only the lack of confirmation by the US government suggests that behind Cavusoglus of Expression may be the Turkish desire is thought of as a political reality.
The extradition request for Gülen, who lives since 1999 is legal in the United States, will be tested by US government officials before it is forwarded to the competent courts.
so Far, Washington has not signaled that the Turkish evidence enough against Erdogan's former political ally.
Only last month, the U.S. government denied that the question of extradition was currently. Cavusoglu mentioned alleged investigation by the US Federal Bureau of investigation crimes against the Gülen movement due to tax.
A matter of justice
Even if Washington should suddenly be in favour of extradition, was the decision in the courts. Given the pressure on government opponents in Turkey and the ailing health of the 77-year-old Gülen a year, one would expect a long legal dispute. A delivery method is, even with a possible support of the Trump-government is difficult.