German Report Calls Turkey "the Central Platform of Action for Islamist Groups in the Middle East"

(Newsweek) Jack Moore - The German government has accused Turkey of being a hub for Islamist groups, according to a leaked confidential document from Germany's Interior Ministry. The document alleges that the government of Turkish President Erdogan supports the Palestinian militant group Hamas, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, and "groups in the armed Islamist opposition in Syria," all of which follow Sunni Islam. "As a result of Ankara's domestic and foreign policy that has been Islamized step-by-step above all since 2011, Turkey has developed into the central platform of action for Islamist groups in the Middle East region."

2016-08-18 00:00:00

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