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Sweden won’t send back failed asylum-seekers from Turkey with “reliable connections” to the attempted coup in that country, authorities said Wednesday.

With regard to Turkish economy, he stressed that it was able to recover quickly, investments are ongoing and conditions returned to normal thanks to Turkish people’s patriotism, adding that Turkey has become stronger than it was before the coup. With the government implementing a relentless crackdown in the wake of the coup, Erdogan vowed the harshest consequences for anyone who even supported Gulen.

By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information. “The tone was not accusatory towards the United States, but all the Turkish officials stated their belief that Gulen is a terrorist and was behind the coup, and that sentiment is apparently widespread”, said Dunford.

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Erdogan, who blames the attempt to unseat him on US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, described the July 15 coup as a “scenario written from outside” in an allusion to foreign involvement.

Summary⎙ Print A group of parliamentarians from Turkey visited Washington to try to ease tensions with the United States following a failed July 15 coup attempt. “We have never made compromises on our understanding of democracy and will never do”.

“Europe should realise how it moves away from its own values as it excludes Turkey”, Cavusoglu said.

Regarding the visit of HE the Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani to Ankara, Dr Yasin Aktay said it renewed the Emir’s message of solidarity to the Turkish president.

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As a new and untested forces in politics, the AKP was happy to team up with Gulen, sharing a conviction that Islam should lie at the heart of politics.

“Clearly we are concerned, but for now the number of people arriving on the Greek islands (since the deal was enforced in March) does not indicate that the deal is not being respected”, he said.

Turkish intelligence services have identified nearly 56,000 alleged Gulen followers through years of intercepted messages on the app ByLock, a Turkish official told AFP.

“I personally helped this structure despite differences of opinion on many issues due to a belief that we can agree at least on common denominators”, Erdogan said.

“Decryption work is continuing”, he said.

But Jagland said Turkey had to establish “clear procedures… evidences and clear judicial safeguards”, as it presses ahead with the purges.

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