Azerbaijan opened a criminal case against Gulen supporters

Monday, 15 August, 2016 - 17:15

Azerbaijani Prosecutor General's Office opened a criminal case against the local supporters of the Turkish preacher Fethullah Gulen, calling for the overthrow of the government in the country and the establishment of a Sharia state. Reported, citing sources in the department.

"The Turkish Prime Minister and Foreign Minister say that gyulenists planned a coup in Azerbaijan", - it was stated in the material.

Earlier, the prosecutor's office in Istanbul sent a US request for the arrest of Gülen. Office requires temporarily arrest the preacher, in accordance with Article 10 of the first American-Turkish agreement.