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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Turkish government of Recep Erdogan wants Brazil’s government to extradite Turkish-born businessman, Ali Sipahi, stating that he is part of a terrorist group, according to Brazilian media. Sipahi, who has Brazilian citizenship, was arrested on April 5th at São Paulo’s International airport as he arrived with his family from the United States.

Ali Sipahi is accused by the Erdogan Administration of joining Hizmet, a group controlling schools, banks and large companies, including communication, in several countries. The Turkish President classifies Hizmet as a terrorist group . . .

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