Germany suspects that Turkish imams of espionage

Germany suspects that Turkish imams of espionage

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Justice in Germany, on Wednesday when four Turkish imams in the länder of North rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate, search. The clergy are suspected of spying for Turkey.

The four would information about followers of the spiritual Fethullah Gulen on the Turkish consulate general in Cologne have provided. According to Turkey about Gulen, who is in the USA, staying behind the couppoging of last year. The four imams work for Ditib, the umbrella of Turkish-islamic association in Germany.

Germany finds that the influence that Turkey has on the society is too large. Minister of Justice Heiko Maas demands of Ditib that it would stand out from Ankara. “The influence of the Turkish state on Ditib is too big,” he said Wednesday.

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