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Michael Flynn’s former business partner charged with undisclosed lobbying for Turkey

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Lieutenant General Michael Flynn (ret.), National Security Advisor Designate speaks during a conference on the transition of the US Presidency from Barack Obama to Donald Trump at the US Institute Of Peace in Washington DC, January 10, 2017 (AFP Photo/CHRIS KLEPONIS)

A former business partner of Michael Flynn, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, was charged on Monday with undisclosed lobbying with the ultimate aim of extraditing a Turkish cleric living in the United States.

Flynn’s former partner, Bijan Rafiekian, was indicted on two criminal counts in the Eastern District of Virginia, according to a court filing. Ekim Alptekin, a Turkish businessman, was also charged in the indictment, the filing shows.

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Reporting by Nathan Layne in New York; Editing by Alistair Bell


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