Turkish MP Dr. Mehmet Ali Ediboğlu] (Republican People’s Party - CHP) revealed that on 19 November 2014, a US ship had entered the port of Iskanderun carrying an illegal cargo of heavy weapons.

Riot police sealed off the port during the unloading of the cargo, which notably included missiles and heavy launchers. The material was then taken out by two convoys of twelve vehicles headed for the Al-Qaeda camp located in Osmaniye [1]

The Erdoğan government is actively supporting the armed groups in Syria without distinction, including the Islamic State. In this connection, the Turkish judicial authorities established that Erdoğan had secretly received Al-Qaeda’s banker at least a dozen times since the beginning of the war against Syria [2]. Since mid-October, the CHP accuses him of secretly supporting the Islamic Emirate [3].

[1Israeli general says al Qaeda’s Syria fighters set up in Turkey”, Dan Williams, Reuters, 29 January 2014.

[2Erdoğan received Al-Qaeda’s banker in secret”, Translation Alizée Ville, Voltaire Network, 6 January 2014.

[3Kılıçdaroğlu accuses Erdoğan of actively supporting Islamic State”, Voltaire Network, 15 October 2014.