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Live updates: Erdogan vows revenge after Turkey coup attempt

Here are the latest developments following Friday's failed coup attempt in Turkey:

  • Turkey has arrested some 6,000 people and suspended nearly 8,000 police officers
  • The country's president has vowed revenge and hinted he could bring back the death penalty
  • John Kerry and Boris Johnson have urged Erdogan to show restraint
  • Turkey has called on the US to extradite Fethullah Gulen who it blames for the plot
  • The Foreign Office has told Britons that the situation is still "volatile"
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Turkey steps up pressure on US over cleric extradition

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim chairs a cabinet meeting in Ankara on Monday morning Credit: Reuters

Turkey has criticised the US for asking for proof that US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen was involved in Friday's attempted coup before it extradites him.

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim hinted that a refusal to transfer the 75-year-old bitter rival of President Erdogan will bring trouble to the two countries' relationship.

We would be disappointed if our (American) friends told us to present proof even though members of the assassin organisation are trying to destroy an elected government under the directions of that person.

– Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim

Gulen has strongly denied any involvement in Friday's coup attempt and US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that Ankara must provide genuine evidence that withstands scrutiny when it requests his extradition.

Yildirim said that Turkey has documents detailing the responsible parties of the failed coup attempt.

The coup plotters had detailed plans on who would take ministerial posts and who would act as the head of martial law, he said.

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