Turkey accused gülen of the opposition in supporting the unrest in the United States
Organization of the opposition Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen and the Kurdistan workers ' party (PKK) supporting the unrest in the United States, said the press service of the President of Turkey according to the results of telephone conversations of the head of the communications Department of the administration of a Turkish leader Fahrettin Altoona with the US Ambassador in Ankara David Satterfield.
The Turkish authorities accuse Gulen's organization, which they called FETO (terrorist organization of fethullahists), of involvement in the coup attempt in July 2016. In Turkey after the mutiny were arrested, more than 80 thousand people, fired or suspended about 150 thousand civil servants, including the military. Gülen himself in the United States, condemned the coup attempt and denied the charges.
"Altun expressed concerns about violence against members of the Turkish media, including the TV channel, TRT World, and received assurances that the US administration regrets about these incidents. Stating that peaceful protests are legitimate, but violence is strictly illegitimate in democratic countries, Altun stressed that FETO and radical left movement "Antifa" cooperating with terrorists of the PKK-YPG (defense forces of Syrian Kurds) support acts of violence in the USA", - stated in the message.
Notes that Turkey continues to work closely with its NATO ally the United States, which she has repeatedly warned about the danger of "terrorist organizations FETO and the PKK-YPG".
Earlier, U.S. President Donald trump said that the us government will make the list of banned terrorist organizations of the radical left movement "Antifa". U.S. attorney General William Barr noted that the actions of the members of this movement are regarded as terrorism.
The cities of the U.S., a wave of protests and unrest after the death at the hands of police of African-American George Floyd. One of the officers, who came with his knee on the neck of the Floyd during the arrest, was charged with negligent homicide.