"This coup was not just an event planned from the inside". Tens of thousands of people in Turkey have been dismissed or suspended from their jobs in the civil service, education, health care, judiciary, the military and media sectors, while about 18,000 have been detained or arrested, mostly in the military.
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told a top-ranking US general that his government remained committed to principles of law in its fight against coup plotters and called for Washington to extradite US-based preacher Fethullan Gulen "as soon as possible".
A small protest against the visit was held near the US Embassy in Ankara, with demonstrators holding up placards reading "Dunford go home, send us Fethullhah", and "Get out coup plotter Dunford".
Meanwhile, the foreign ministry summoned Germany's charge d'affaires in Ankara to discuss a German court decision that prevented Erdogan from addressing via video link a Sunday rally in the German city of Cologne denouncing the coup attempt and showing support for Erdogan.
Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper speaks in Suitland Maryland on Sept. 20 2013. Peter D. Lawlor U.S. Navy Buy a print
"The West is supporting terrorism and taking sides with coups", Erdogan said, adding that forces unhappy with Turkey's rise as a regional power were behind the coup.
Turkey is now requesting the extradition of Gulen - who has lived in self-imposed exile since 1999 - from his leafy compound in Pennsylvania.
Turkey deserves better understanding from European partners about the "outrageous" failed coup, the head of Europe's top human rights organization said Wednesday, amid complaints from Turkish leaders that Western allies have not shown solidarity with the government.
While in Ankara, Dunford was taken on a tour of the Parliament building, which was bombed during the night of July 15.
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Tampoco sabe si el padre de la revolución cubana, que dejó de fumar hace 30 años, conoce de su iniciativa. Asimismo, el revolucionario cubano dio su apreciación sobre la actualidad política mundial.
On Tuesday, the Turkish Football federation said it had sacked 94 people, including a number of referees. Hundreds of ongoing cases will be affected by the decision.
The United States and its allies are keen for Turkey to use that influence as a stabilizing force and to serve as a role model for Muslim democracies.
"There are so many issues we can solve through dialogue", Yildirim said. A recent agreement with the European Union that would see the return of refugees to Turkey may now be in jeopardy as EU officials have been slow to implement a visa-free travel regime for Turkish citizens.
Before his meetings with the Turkish officials, the US general visited Incirlik air base - used by coalition planes for air raids on IS in Syria.
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Tensions between the two NATO allies have been aggravated by the foiled putsch, with some Turkish officials even alleging that Washington could have had a hand in the plot.
The complaint, which has to be accepted by prosecutors before any action is taken, came days after Erdogan told Votel to "know your place" after he expressed concern that the post-coup crackdown may affect the fight against Islamic State militants.
Jagland said he was disturbed by photographs that have emerged of some of the detained suspected coup-plotters appearing bruised, as well as by allegations of torture or mistreatment. "The armed forces will focus their energies on their fundamental duty".
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