At the White house to discuss the possibility of making the Association “Muslim brotherhood” (banned in Russia) in the list of terrorist organizations. About it reports Reuters, citing several U.S. officials and sources close to the transition team of President Donald trump.
According to them, the initiator of the discussion was the trump adviser for national security, Michael Flynn. He advocates that the organization was included in the corresponding lists of the state Department and the U.S. Treasury.
“I know that this has already been discussed. I am in favour”, — said the Agency one of trump’s advisers on the condition of anonymity.
According to interlocutors of Agency, against the recognition of a terrorist organization are a number of other advisers trump, as well as many diplomats, security personnel and intelligence. They refer to the fact that in many countries, “Brothers-Muslims” are peaceful. In addition, they noted the sources fear that such a move would complicate U.S. relations with Turkey, which is one of the key allies of Washington in the fight against banned terrorist organization “Islamic state” (ISIS).
Religious-political Association “Muslim brotherhood (al-Ikhwan al-Muslimun”) was founded in 1928 in Egypt. In 2013, after the overthrow of President Mohammed Morsi, who was the head of the Party of freedom and justice (the political wing of “Muslim brotherhood”), she was declared terrorist and prohibited. The organization is considered a terrorist in many other countries, including Russia, Syria, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.