Ankara called on Germany on Thursday to extradite supporters of Islamic cleric Fethullah Gülen, whom the Turkish government accuses of plotting a failed coup earlier this month.

Foreign Minister Mevlüt Cavusoglu made the announcement to broadcaster CNN Turk.

Without naming names, Cavusoglu said that "some judges and lawyers" who are supporters of Gülen reside in Germany, and that "their extradition is also necessary".

Turkey has already demanded that the USA extradite Gülen, who lives there.

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