US seeks to placate Erdogan on extraditing cleric accused in coup

US seeks to placate Erdogan on extraditing cleric accused in coup

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden sought on Wednesday to ease tensions with Turkey over its demands for extradition of a cleric it blames for July’s failed coup, saying Washington was cooperating but needed evidence to meet U.S. legal standards. Demands for the extradition of Fethullah Gulen, in exile since 1999, and Turkish perceptions of an […]