German official accuses Turkey of spying on suspected Gulanists

Boris Pistorius, the interior minister for Lower Saxony State, Tuesday acused the Erdogan government of sending secret agents to spy on more than 300 people and 200 associations in Germany to nab followers of the exiled Turkish opposition leader Fethullah Gulen. This action was “intolerable and unacceptable,” he said, the symptom of “an almost paranoid fear of conspiracy.”  German prosecutors are investigating Turkey’s use of imams to spy on their German congregations and transmit information to Ankara.

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