'It is unacceptable that leading FETO members in Kyrgyzstan were invited to an iftar dinner,' says Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesperson.
A Turkish foreign ministry official expressed the disappointment after the top UK court rejected an appeal by Ankara over extradition of FETO members.
The trial of Metin Topuz, a translator and fixer for the US Drug Enforcement Agency at the US consulate in Istanbul, opened in the city on Tuesday. Topuz is accused of a role in a 2013 "judicial coup" against the government.
Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu also said only 12 terrorists had entered the country since January. Soylu was speaking after Saudi trolls targeted him over earlier remarks on terrorism.
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Ankara received a 'positive response' from the US regarding the Patriot sale, which was initiated two years ago.
The soldiers are accused of communicating with Fetullah Terrorist Organisation – a terror group behind 2016 defeated coup in the country – through pay phones and landline phones.
Istanbul prosecutors issued warrants for the active-duty soldiers, who are accused of communicating with members of Fetullah Terrorist Organisation (FETO) through both pay phones and home lines.
David Satterfield has been the acting assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern Affairs since 2017 and has also previously served as the deputy US chief of mission in Iraq, ambassador to Lebanon.
Turkish security forces arrested 641 FETO suspects out of total 1,112 sought in a probe related to a leaked 2010 police exam paper, Anadolu news agency, citing sources says.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras agree to de-escalate tensions and solve all disputes "peacefully," during talks in Ankara.
Ankara to maintain its stance on preserving current status in Syria's Idlib, says Turkey’s National Security Council.
The US-based FETO leader Gulen will come to Turkey "sooner or later", said Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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