Muslim Cleric Gulen Denies Erdogan Claims of Coup Involvement

July 16, 2016 09:08 PM
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Fethullah Gulen held an impromptu news conference from his home in the remote village of Saylorsburg, in eastern Pennsylvania, denied claims by Turkish President Erdogan that his supporters were connected to Friday's attempted coup in Turkey. But Gulen told VOA's Turkish Service that Turkish society has been polarized significantly in the past few years. "We need to heal this polarization," he said.