Turkey indicts third U.S. Consulate worker in Istanbul on terrorism charges

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26 April 2019

Turkey has indicted a third U.S. Consulate employee and his wife and daughter on charges of membership of a terrorist group, ONA reports citing Reuters.

Nazmi Mete Canturk, a security officer at the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul, and his wife and daughter are accused in the indictment of links to the network of Fethullah Gulen, the U.S.-based Muslim cleric blamed by Ankara for a failed 2016 coup.

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED