GENEVA, Switzerland

Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister and Director of EU Affairs Faruk Kaymakci criticized a French-language newspaper Tuesday for publishing an interview about terrorist group ringleader Fetullah Gulen.

“It is sad to see that a newspaper like yours has given a terrorist ringleader the opportunity to spread his false thoughts and mislead the truth, albeit in the name of press freedom,” Kaymakci said in an interview with La Tribune de Geneve, a prominent newspaper in the French-speaking area of Switzerland.

“Fetullah Gulen is a ringleader of a terrorist organization that attempted a coup on July 15, 2016 and cost 251

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