According to the Turkish state news Agency Anadolu «terrorist organization of Fethullah gülen (FETÖ) continues its activities in Ukraine in the spheres of education, culture and media».
«The terrorist organization started its operations in the country after the collapse of the Soviet Union and in recent years has created a network of structures. In their work FETÖ prefers a policy of «soft power». Since 2001, a terrorist organization that operates in Ukraine under the guise of «International school «Meridian». In Kiev in two separate buildings there are schools and an elementary school. There is also a branch in Odessa», reports the Turkish news Agency.
«Secondary school offers English language on a paid basis.
The school endeavours to ensure that along with the most erudite and successful children here did the children of famous politicians and public figures. In this way the terrorist organization is trying to «influence» politicians, bureaucrats and entrepreneurs to use in their own interests», — noted in Anadolu.
«Acting in Kiev in 2013, «the Ukrainian-Turkish cultural center «Işık» (Syaivo) is one of the branches FETÖ. The center organizes courses and competitions in the Turkish language. Again, the center organizes joint activities with the schools «Meridian». It is obvious that the organization of these events also attract Ukrainian universities and teachers. As in many countries, in Ukraine, a cultural center and educational institution operating under the auspices of the FETÖ, jointly organise the Olympiad in the Turkish language under the title «Festival of language and culture», — said the Agency.
«Under the leadership of educational institutions and with the support of entrepreneurs — members FETÖ, the terrorist organization generates a variety of platforms that are trying to instill sympathy for Fethullah Gulen, including giving on the feast of Eid al-Adha meat for the Christians. As in other countries, in Ukraine, the media are indispensable for FETÖ. Terrorist organization expresses its opinion on the events in Turkey and Ukraine through the news portal Ukraynahaber. In order not to arouse suspicion, and given the democratic structures of Ukraine, in recent days, members FETÖ allegedly protest against attempts of the military coup in Turkey, but in particular in the Western branch of the press publishes messages against the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan. It is noteworthy that the Ukrainian service of the portal published an interview with the leader of the terrorist organization Was Gulen», — summarized in Anadolu.
We will remind, on the night of July 16 in Turkey was an attempt of a military coup. During the clashes, according to the latest data, has killed more than 260 people, more than 1.4 thousand people were injured.
According to recent reports, after a coup attempt in Turkey was delayed more than 13 thousand people.
The Turkish authorities accused of organizing the military coup a «parallel state» Fethullah Gulen: it is believed that his organization «Hizmet» extends its influence through its educational and medical institutions. Living in the US, gülen has repeatedly denied its involvement in the rebellion.
U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry said that the request of Turkey on the extradition of preacher will be satisfied, if Ankara will provide evidence of his involvement in the coup attempt.
The Turkish government media accused Ukraine of aiding a «terrorist» organization Gulen 25.07.2016