MP faces life in jail for exposing Turkey’s arms aid to terrorists in Syria

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‘A Turkish prosecutor has called for life imprisonment for an opposition lawmaker who is being tried for exposing to a newspaper a video showing weapons shipment to parts of Syria held by foreign-backed terrorists.

In an indictment released on Wednesday, Prosecutor Mehmet Yesilkaya said he sought life term for MP Enis Berberoglu of the opposition Republican People’s Party, accusing him of “aiding an armed terrorist organization knowingly and intentionally without being a member.”

Yesilkaya further accused the lawmaker of purportedly revealing “confidential information and documents of the state… and undertaking political or military espionage.”’

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