10/27, 3:57 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Turkey sentences US consulate worker over 'terror' links

A Turkish court ruled on Tuesday that Nazmi Mete Canturk who worked at the US consulate in Istanbul is guilty for aiding a "terror group" behind the 2016 coup attempt in Turkey.

The individual received a jail sentence of five years, two months and 15 days.

Tens of thousands of people were arrested in Turkey following the coup attempt which President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blames on his former ally Fethullah Gulen.

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