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    The United States offered to dispatch a team to Turkey to help Ankara in processing its request to extradite Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, US Department of State spokesperson John Kirby said in a briefing on Thursday.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Kirby noted that the United States is not responsible for gathering evidence to support the extradition of Gulen.

    “We have offered… to assist them in the processing of the [extradition] request, even to send a team there [Turkey] if they would welcome it,” Kirby stated when asked about the request to extradite Gulen.

    Ankara has not responded to Washington’s proposal to send a team, Kirby also said.

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