Soros goes from Turkey

Фонд Сороса уходит из Турции

George Soros

The network of Open Society Foundations terminates operations in Turkey under pressure from the authorities.

The Fund of us billionaire George Soros – Open Society Foundations – will cease operations in Turkey amid fierce criticism from the President of this country Recep Tayyip Erdogan. A statement released by the representatives of the charity.

The Turkish leader has accused the American philanthropist in an attempt to “cause the differences” between individual States and “undermine” their structure.

The local media is also replicated by the assertion that the Fund was behind the protests, held in may 2013 in Taksim square in Central Istanbul, and then swept to other cities of Turkey.

In addition, Erdogan expressed confidence that Soros supported Osman Kavala, a major Turkish businessman and Chairman of the Istanbul non-profit organization Anadolu Kültür.

That is more than a year in prison without formal charges.

Turkey’s President assigns to the entrepreneur the blame for the funding of those allegedly behind a failed coup attempt in July 2016.

In the Open Society Foundations all charges in the address reject.

George Soros, a native of Hungary who survived the Holocaust – through his Open Society Foundations supports projects in the field of civil rights around the world. He has long been under attack, particularly from the side-wing government of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

We will remind, the Soros Foundation in Budapest was declared a “foreign agent”. In this regard, was the decision on transfer of the Budapest office of the Foundation in Berlin.

Source: Russian service of DW


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