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Exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen: 'I'm not worried about extradition to Turkey'

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Fethullah Gulen - who is accused by Ankara of masterminding the July 2016 coup bid in Turkey - admits meeting a key figure in the failed coup. But the Turkish cleric says that a mere visit from one of his followers isn't proof he orchestrated the attempt to topple President Erdogan. Gulen, who has lived in exile in the United States since 1999, says he is "not worried" about the possibility of being extradited, despite Turkey’s extradition request.

>> On France24.com: Gulen admits meeting key figure in Turkey coup plot, dismisses Erdogan’s ‘senseless’ claims

By Leela JACINTO , Philip CROWTHER

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2018-11-19 The F24 Interview

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2018-11-15 The F24 Interview

Costa Rica's president on climate change, migration and Nicaragua

Costa Rica's President Carlos Alvarado, who took office in May, has granted a wide-ranging interview to FRANCE 24. Costa Rica -- a world leader in fighting climate change -- aims...

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2018-11-14 The F24 Interview

US Supreme Court Justice Breyer urges Americans to 'participate in public life'

More than a month after Brett Kavanaugh's controversial confirmation to the US Supreme Court, one of its other nine members, Justice Stephen Breyer, sat down with FRANCE 24. A...

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2018-11-14 The F24 Interview

Venezuelan 'tyrant' must be isolated, Colombia's Duque tells FRANCE 24

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2018-11-13 The F24 Interview

'Iran has shown patience and continues to be part of nuclear deal'

Kamal Kharrazi is the head of Iran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations. He is also a foreign policy advisor to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. In an interview with...

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