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Ex-Trump aide Flynn rejects 'kidnap cleric plot' reports

The lawyer for former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has branded as “outrageous” and “false” media reports suggesting that his client may have been involved in an alleged plan to seize a Muslim cleric and deliver him to Turkey in exchange for millions of dollars.

Fethullah Gulen, who lives in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania, is accused by Turkey’s government of orchestrating last year’s failed coup there. Ankara wants him extradited. Gulen denies any involvemnet.

NBC News and the Wall Street Journal say that US Special Counsel Robert Mueller is probing claims that Flynn met senior Turkish officials before President Trump’s January 2017 inauguration and was offered some 15 million dollars to get Gulen back to Turkey.

Special Counsel Mueller probing possible deal between Turks and Flynn during presidential transition https://t.co/pJG7RxSXyv pic.twitter.com/Pj5yUWgufK— NBC News (@NBCNews) 10 novembre 2017

Flynn is a key figure in Mueller’s investigation into alleged Russian interference in last year’s US election.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he will pursue “to the end” Turkey’s demand for the extradition of Gulen, a former ally of the Turkish leader who is now seen as his arch-foe

“Out of respect for the process of the various investigations regarding the 2016 campaign, we have intentionally avoided responding to every rumour or allegation raised in the media,” Flynn’s lawyer Robert Kelner said in an emailed statement.

“But today’s news cycle has brought allegations about General Flynn, ranging from kidnapping to bribery, that are so outrageous and prejudicial that we are making an exception to our usual rule: they are false.”

The media reports said that the alleged plan involving Flynn and Turkish officials emerged during Mueller’s wider investigation of possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and any collusion by the Trump campaign.

Flynn was fired by Trump after just 24 days in the job for misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the extent of his conversations with then Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak last year.

with Reuters



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  • Give us Gulen!!!

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  • Special Counsel Mueller is the guy who brought Gulen to USA.

    What a coincidence!

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  • I know a lot of folks here suck trumps dick and many of them have me blocked but my question is this, why is it nearly EVERY one associated with Trump has some sketchy fucked up shit going on? ALL of the people in his cabinet are clowns, idiots, Zionists, scum and freaks.

    Now im sure you will tell me some shit about that old cunt Clinton or Obama or other shit, call me gay and so on but since Trump is the king now my question still stands.

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    • @PUPPET_MASTER_PUTIN 
      1. Almost all media is from the opposition.
      2. It's normal to get a lot of attention, he's the president and any journalist will strike a goldmine if he finds some dirt on them.
      3. Any, and I repeat, ANY politician is a corrupt piece of shit.

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    • @PUPPET_MASTER_PUTIN 
      Same as your "as above so below"
      You get left and right then the middle. The world is being divided and leaves no space for the middle. I think the left = below and right = above. However you want to interpret that.

      Now I choose the right side with its problems and imperfections.

      I hope that sort of helps to answer your real question.

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    • @PUPPET_MASTER_PUTIN Because its impossible to find anyone in DC that isn't a clown, idiot, Zionist, scum, or freak. And since Trump isn't from DC he didn't know this when he made certain appointments.

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    • @PUPPET_MASTER_PUTIN 
      YOU DARE TO QUESTION WHY THE EMPEROR GOT NO CLOTH ON???!!!!! Off with your head.

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    • @PUPPET_MASTER_PUTIN They lie, creating a hostile environment within yourself. You then unleash it into an atmosphere, that was once balanced in both of the realms of the left and the right, respectfully.

      Not so anymore...The Left are Sith The Right are Jedi. We're making a return.

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  • General Flynn was/is out of his league and knows it....

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  • I'd give him to you only if you promise to move your ass back to Mongolia.

    Gulen for Constantinople and Antioch...haha

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    • @Fox Dye Shut up asshole.
      Istanbul and Hatay.

      Fuck your kuffar names.

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    • @Pargali Ibrahim Pasha Like motherfucking Jedi Knights...We return...

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    • @Fox Dye Whos we asshole? Crusader? LOL
      3/4 of Euro men have 2nd hole near there ballsack now. Its over.
      Cuck Germany has the lead followed by mighty Canada.

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    • @Pargali Ibrahim Pasha Prideful muslim, just like your cuck leader Kara Mustafa...Remember him...not many remember failures...

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    • @Fox Dye When you can make it to Vienna from Istanbul let me know. You cant win every battle. Its the glory of combat that counts.
      The limits were reached in terms of logistics for the time. We would of lost it regardless just like furthest Hungarian forts.

      We won and gave up Safavid capital 3 times. They just wait for the army to leave then come back. Its just to far (Vienna is further but easier to get to, no mountains and desert, plenty food).

      Limits were reached and the end was in si More..

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  • So now it's Turkeygate.
    During Obongo admin, Flynn came out in an interview on al-jazeera admitting that US/CIA actively trains Al-Qaeda terrorists in Turkey. He was then fired.
    That's why they hate him.

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