Head of US delegation comprising officials from the Ministries of Justice and Foreign Affairs to Ankara, the Turkish government to discuss the accusations against the cleric Fethullah Gulen , who lives in the United States, and is accused by Turkey of being behind the recent coup attempt.
An official at the US Department of Justice's "Reuters": ". Showing Americans, including representatives of the Ministries of Justice and Foreign Affairs officials to consult with the Turkish government . "
He added: "We can confirm that a delegation comprising the Ministries of Justice and Foreign Affairs representatives will visit Turkey , " but he declined to give any date for the visit.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Washington and demanded the extradition of Gulen, who lives in Pennsylvania, for his role in the coup attempt, while Turkish officials pointed out that the refusal to extradite Gulen trial would cause serious damage to the relationship between the two countries , members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization .
Colin and denies any role in the coup attempt, which led to large - scale cleansing campaigns in the army, judiciary, schools, universities and the civil service.