New flash points in US-Turkey struggle
Source:Anatolian Agency Date:01May2019
The spokesman for Turkey’s ruling AK Party said on Tuesday that if the United States designated the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, it would hamper democratization efforts in the Middle East and serve militant groups like Islamic State.
The White House said on Tuesday President Donald Trump was working to declare the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, a step that would bring sanctions against Egypt’s oldest Islamist movement.
Turkey criticises Venezuelan opposition call for uprising
Turkey on Tuesday expressed concern over the attempts against the constitutional order in Venezuela.
“Concerned about news that there are some attempts against the constitutional order in #Venezuela. Oppose attempts to change legitimate governments via non-democratic means,” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in a Twitter post.