Turkey presses Afghanistan to hand over control of Gülenist schools

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Western officials believe a deal has been struck allowing Afghan vice-president to seek exile in return for schools’ closure

Afghan authorities have drafted a deal giving the Turkish government control of more than a dozen schools in Afghanistan affiliated with the exiled cleric Fethullah Gülen.

Western and Afghan officials believe the agreement is part of a bargain allowing Afghanistan’s vice-president, Abdul Rashid Dostum, who has been accused of abducting and torturing a political rival, to seek exile in Turkey.

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