MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Turkey requested India to close all institutions connected to the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETO) following military coup attempt, Turkey's Consul General Erdal Sabri Ergen said Monday.
"We have requested Indian and Maharashtra government that all institutions in Mumbai and elsewhere, connected with this network be closed," Ergen told journalists as quoted by PTI news agency.
He added that Ankara provided New Delhi with many evidence proving that FETO is "an illegal network with a sinister design in mind."
Ankara has accused Fethullah Gulen and his followers of playing a key role in the coup. Gulen, who has lived in the US state of Pennsylvania since 1999, has denied allegations that he orchestrated the July 15 coup attempt in Turkey.