Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has discussed the issue of extradition of Fetullah Gulen with President Obama in their first telephonic contact after failed coup attempt in Turkey.

During the talks, Erdogan told Obama that proper punishment would be given to those responsible within the framework of justice and the rule of law.

President Obama made clear to President Erdogan that Washington does not support terrorists, individuals who conspired to overthrow ‘a democratically elected government’.

The Turkish presidential press center said President Obama told Erdogan that the United States is ready to cooperate with Turkish institutions investigating the coup attempt.

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