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Text by HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS

Latest update : 2014-02-27

Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for a boycott of schools run by a religious and social movement he claims is orchestrating a massive graft probe targeting his government.

The movement, founded by US-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen, is thought to run hundreds of schools across Turkey.

“Leave the prep schools and schools of [the movement]. Say: Public schools are enough for us,” Erdogan said during a rally in the southern province of Burdur on February 27.

“Public schools will be enough. If parents want additional lessons for their children on the weekends, we will do it. They will be free of charge,” he added.

Click here to read more on the Hurriyet Daily News.

Date created : 2014-02-27

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