Egyptian allegations against Turkey

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Egyptian allegations against Turkey

On November 22, 2017, Egypt’s Prosecutor General Counsellor Nabil Ahmed Sadiq ordered that 29 Egyptians be held in custody for 15 days pending investigation by the Supreme State Security Prosecution on charges of espionage in favor of Turkey to harm the country’s national interests – together with other fugitives inside and outside the country, including Egyptians and Turks, without providing any names. Authorities have also accused those in custody, and others yet to be arrested, of undermining and disrupting Egypt’s state institutions, illegal wiretapping, and belonging to a terrorist organization. The defendants were also accused of money laundering, and passing international calls and trading foreign currencies without a licence.

The Egyptian General Intelligence Service, which filed the case, said that the network has been operating since 2013 in the framework of an integrated plan set up by the Brotherhood members in Egypt and MB members located on Turkish territory, under the guidance of the Turkish intelligence, with Qatari funding…

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