Fethullah Gulen Denies Hand in Turkey Coup Attempt

From AFP:

The preacher moved to the United States in 1999, before he was charged with treason in his native country.

Fethullah Gulen, the arch-enemy of Erdogan

Fethullah Gulen, the U.S.-based cleric accused by Ankara of orchestrating the coup attempt in Turkey, has a wide following in his native country, where he enjoys support among the police and judiciary.

The reclusive Islamic preacher, who lives in a tiny town in the Pocono Mountains of the US state of Pennsylvania, was immediately accused by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of being behind the coup attempt.

 

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