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India adopts Turkish request regarding Gulen's 'terrorist organisation'

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi [File photo]
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi [File photo]

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his country has adopted Turkey's recommendations regarding Fethullah Gulen's "terrorist organisation", stressing his solidarity with Ankara and his condemnation of the failed coup attempt that took place last month, in addition to the terrorist attacks that followed.

According to sources at Turkey's presidency, Modi spoke to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the phone and expressed his country's support for Turkey's democratic system.

He congratulated the Turkish president and people for holding on to democracy, adding that India adopted Turkey's recommendations on Fethullah Gulen's "terrorist organisation" and it will take the necessary action in this regard.

On his part, Erdogan expressed his gratitude for India's support for democracy in Turkey, stressing that all indicators and evidence prove the involvement of Gulen's organisation, commonly known among Turkish government circles as the "parallel entity", in the failed coup attempt.

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