Report: Close Ties Between Turkey’s AKP and Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Exposed

Then Foreign Minister Davutoğlu (R) meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, November 2013

Then Foreign Minister Davutoğlu (R) meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, November 2013

Benjamin Weinthal of The Jerusalem Post reported yesterday about revelations that an Iranian backed terrorists group has strong ties with Turkey’s ruling AKP party.

Citing the work of counter-intelligence expert John Schindler, Weinthal writes that the “dismissal of an investigation into an Iranian-linked terrorist group” suggested that “[t]he decision to pull the plug on the investigation had to have come ‘from the highest level of government.’”

Though secular opponents of the government opposed the decision to drop the case, they were unable to gain any traction…

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