The cleric, Fethullah Gulen, has denied all knowledge of the coup - and has suggested that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government could have staged the coup as a way of consolidating power and eliminating government opponents. Erdogan also said there could be a link between Gulen movement and the pilots who shot down Russian jet in November past year. "This is unacceptable in a state governed by rule of law", Prime Minister Yildirim said after meeting secular opposition Republican ...
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu doesn't rule out the possibility of a coup in Kyrgyzstan with participation of Fethullah Gulen's supporters. "The EU can't threaten Turkey ", he said. But it sparked a backlash affecting all aspects of life in Turkey , a key North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member with a population of 79 million and the second largest army in the Alliance.
A few banners also protested the post-coup state of emergency, with one proclaiming "No to the coup, no to dictatorship". Ankara's pressure on Washington to extradite Gulen has fueled speculation that US access to the Incirlik Air Base in southern Turkey, a key launching position for the USA led coalition against ISIL in both Syria and Iraq, could be restricted.
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Earlier Saturday, Muhammet Sait Gulen, Fettulah Gulen's nephew, was arrested on the orders of the chief prosecutor of Ankara . The party has lost clout since President Recep Tayyip Erdogan came to power more than a decade ago with votes from a Muslim class that was sidelined under Turkey's past secular rulers.