Commentary magazine reports that Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has a close relationship with a Saudi named Yasin al-Qadi, who has been designated a terrorist financier by the US Treasury Department…

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the man for whom Tan works, has embraced and continues to support Yasin al-Qadi, designated by the U.S. Treasury Department to be terror financier, having channeled money to al-Qaeda. After it came out that Cuneyt Zapsu, a top Erdoğan adviser, had donated money to Yasin al-Qadi, Erdoğan defended both his aide and Qadi himself. “I know Yasin, I believe in him as I do in myself. He is a charitable person who loves Turkey,” Erdogan told Turkish television.

http://www.commentarymagazine.com/2013/09/12/turkeys-double-speak-on-al-qaeda/

 

One Response to Turkey’s Double Speak Includes Support for Al Qaeda-Supporting Saudi

  1. So Al-Qadi has friends in high places. That helps explain why he was able to get off the UN’s sanctions list…

    http://moneyjihad.wordpress.com/2012/10/21/un-removes-saudi-businessman-from-al-qaeda-list/

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