World Bulletin / News Desk
A draft regulation that was prepared in July has been passed declaring FETO, linked to the Turkish coup, a terrorist organisation.
At the preparatory meeting in Jeddah, the draft resolution was approved by all OIC member-state representatives present except that of Egypt, who expressed Cairo’s reservations to the move citing "legal reasons".
Ankara accuses Gulen’s FETO movement of orchestrating a coup attempt on July 15 in which FETO-linked military personnel attempted -- unsuccessfully -- to overthrow Turkey’s elected government.
At least 246 people, including civilians and security personnel, were killed-- and more than 2,100 injured -- during the illegal putsch attempt.
Gulen and his followers are also accused of attempting to infiltrate Turkey’s vital state institutions -- especially the military, police apparatus and judiciary -- with the ultimate aim of creating a parallel state.Last Mod: 19 Ekim 2016, 11:02