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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the United States President Donald Trump will meet first time face-to-face in White House today.

Both the leaders are expected to discuss the Syrian civil war, refugee crisis and the fight against the Islamic State group when they hold their meeting.

Earlier, talking to newsmen in Ankara ahead of visit to the United States, President Erdogan said he would demand the extradition of Fetullah Gullen, during his meeting with president Trump.

He said Turkey has documentary proof about Gullen's involvement in an abortive coup in the country.

Erdogan also talked about the issue of the U.S. arming the Syrian Democratic Forces, considered by Turkey as an affiliate of the PKK terrorist organization.


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