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Turkey accused gülen of the opposition in supporting the unrest in the United States

Organization of the opposition Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen and the Kurdistan workers ' party (PKK) supporting the unrest in the United States, said the press service of the President of Turkey according to the results of telephone conversations of the head of the communications Department of the administration of a Turkish leader Fahrettin Altoona with the US Ambassador in Ankara David Satterfield.

The Turkish authorities accuse Gulen's organization, which they called FETO (terrorist organization of fethullahists), of involvement in the coup attempt in July 2016. In Turkey after the mutiny were arrested, more than 80 thousand people, fired or suspended about 150 thousand civil servants, including the military. Gülen himself in the United States, condemned the coup attempt and denied the charges.