• US denies involvement in failed military coup in Turkey

    US denies involvement in failed military coup in Turkey

    The US has warned Turkey against “public insinuations” of American involvement in a failed military coup, saying such claims are “utterly false and harmful” to their relations.

    US Secretary of State John Kerry was speaking after Turkey’s labour minister suggested the US was behind the coup.

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on the US to extradite US-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen.

    Mr Erdogan has accused him of being behind the plot, which Mr Gulen denies.

    Mr Gulen told reporters from his home […]