. Ankara seizes the assets of 770 individuals and Chicago-based company
. PKK, ISIS, and funds linked with Fethullah Gulen seized
. The funds were seized on the basis that they were used to finance terrorism
Ankara, (PNB NEWS). Turkey froze the assets of 770 Individuals and a US-based foundation on the basis of terrorist financing, media reported on Friday.
The assets of the Chicago-based Niagara Foundation were blocked as a result of its link with Fethullah Gulen.
Turkey accused Fethullah Gulen of launching a coup attempt in 2016.
Muhammed Fethullah Gülen is a Turkish Muslim scholar, preacher, and former political figure.
Gülen is a well-known neo-Ottomans, Turkish panethnicity, and Islamic poet and writer.
According to the media, over 400 individuals’ assets have been blocked in connection with Gulen.
Turkish govt blamed the failed coup upon Gülen, a Turkish cleric, who is in exile in the U.S since 1999.
Gülen was A strong ally of Erdogan in the late 2000s, at that time the Justice and Development Party (AKP) was fighting to eliminate the military’s grip on Turkish politics.
More than 200 people’s assets were also frozen, allegedly linked to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party and Islamic State report said.