Prof. Ali Kazancigil on the Rift between Erdogan and Gulen

May 5, 2016

France24 TV has interviewed Ali Kazancigil, Political scientist and Turkey specialist, on the rift between Turkish political leader Tayyip Erdogan and religious inspirer Fethullah Gulen.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan once had a staunch ally in Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen and the Gulen Movement. But the relationship between the two men soured to the extent that the Pennsylvania-based preacher is now on Turkey’s most-wanted list, accused of terrorism. Gulen has been in self-imposed exile in the United States since 1999. 

This program prepared by Patrick Lovett, Laura Burloux and Claire Pryde.

Full video can be reached at France24.Com

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