ISTANBUL – The Turkish secret service MIT has from eighteen countries, Gulen’s supporters to Turkey. It goes so far to eighty Gülenisten, said the Turkish deputy prime minister Bekir Bozdağ at station Habertürk.
The Turkish government sees the spiritual Fethullah Gulen and his followers as the people responsible for the failed coup d’état in 2016. According to Bozdağ, the MIT operations abroad a “major battle” for the “Fethullahistische terrorist organisation’ (FETÖ) as the Turkish authorities to the Gulen movement invariably call.
How and where the actions exactly took place is unclear. A spokesman for president Recep Erdogan told journalists in Ankara that Turkey was not involved in illegal activities. He referred to the Kosovo.
In march, six Gulen supporters with the consent of the Kosovar ministry of Internal Affairs to Turkey. The minister was dismissed. Bozdağ: “The events in Kosovo were a great success. MIT will be similar operations continue to run.”