March 25, 2017

UK report: ‘Anecdotal’ evidence of Gulen role in Turkey coup attempt

While there is “anecdotal and circumstantial” evidence that individual members of the Gulen movement were involved in a failed coup attempt in Turkey last year, hard proof was difficult to find, according to a UK parliamentary report.

Since the July 15 coup attempt, Turkey has accused Pennsylvania-based Fethullah Gulen of being behind a push to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The inquiry by the Foreign Affairs Committee also points out opportunities in the UK’s growing relationship with Turkey. Al Jazeera’s Renee Odeh reports.

Al Jazeera

Repression or recovery? UK's relations with Turkey - Parliament.UK
Turkey's EU minister slams UK report on coup attempt - Hürriyet

Jack Straw: FETO behind coup attempt in Turkey - AA
- ‘Turkey will continue to be an indispensable partner for the UK after Brexit’ - Hürriyet

Donald Trump's former national security adviser ‘discussed removing Gulen from US', former CIA director says - Independent
No terrorist infiltration from Turkish planes, US should look in mirror: MHP head - Hürriyet

US urges Turkey, Europe to tone down rhetoric amid row - Hürriyet
'Coup in Turkey Was Just a Welcome Pretext' - Spiegel

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