The chief of Editor of “Gmehoriet” newspaper of Turkey who is arrested because of an article revealed a political scandal confirmed the involvement of the Turkish intelligence in shipping weapons to Syria said that these shipments are not a mystery of Turkey, but Recep Tayyip Erdogan`s mystery.
In an article for the newspaper of “The Guardian”, Jean Dundar insisted on the validity of the information that published them on the trucks of Turkish intelligence that transported weapons and ammunition to Syrian Islamic opponents and Dundar “as a journalist said, it is my duty to show this reality for people, these trucks are not the secret of the Turkish state, but President Recep Tayyip Erdogan`s secret, we are opposing this and trying to help the state to evolve to be more visible and transparent. “
Dundar also spoke about the details of process that have in the early 2014 where he said that a truck was stopped on the Syrian borders and found that it belonged to the Turkish intelligence service and the members of the military Police and intelligence officers on the board of truck took up arms to each other . Dundar said a truck was inspected to be later found on weapons and ammunition at the bottom of boxes of medicines that have been used as a tool for camouflage, and the truck waited a little but it was allowed to cross into Syria after the intervention of government officials, and he added that the Turkish government ordered immediately to dismiss the officer and the prosecutor who stopped the truck and arrest them , and it announced that the truck was carrying humanitarian aid, to close the file immediately, this caused in the emergence of information that Erdogan’s government is involved in the war in Syria.
The mentioned incident put Erdogan in an embarrassing position, but he did not belie it , but instead of it he chose to prohibit its dissemination and threaten Dundar, where he said in a television channel “The responsible person for the dissemination of this news will pay a heavy price.” Then the Turkish president added that these images are the secrets of state and publishing them are spying.
Dundar said: “In the end I was arrested on last November 25 with a representative of the newspaper in Ankara,” Erdem Gul, who”published the news titled” Yes ,there were weapons in the trucks of Turkish intelligence service. “
- Source (( site of the seventh day )).