“Designating the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist designation could complicate Washington’s relationship with NATO ally Turkey”

REUTERS
Trump weighs labelling Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group
by Steve Holland
April 30, 2019

President Donald Trump is working to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organisation (FTO), the White House said on Tuesday, which would bring sanctions against Egypt’s oldest Islamist movement. “The president has consulted with his national security team and leaders in the region who share his concern and this designation is working its way through the internal process,” White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in an email. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi asked Trump to make the designation during an April 9 visit to Washington…READ MORE

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