With Turkish PM to meet Theresa May on Monday, senior Erdoğan adviser says pursuing those involved in the failed July 2016 coup is a priority

Turkey will this week press the UK government to extradite fugitive businessmen and activists living in Britain who were allegedly involved in the 2016 failed military coup in Ankara and Istanbul.

In an interview with the Guardian, Özlem Zengin, a senior presidential adviser and former MP in the governing Justice and Development party, or AKP, called for an organisation supposedly associated with the US-based preacher Fethullah Gülen to be outlawed as a terrorist organisation in the UK.

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