Operations against Gulen supporters underway in Turkey’s Petkim holding (UPDATE)
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Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug.2
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Operations against the supporters of Fethullah Gulen are underway in Turkey’s Petkim petrochemical holding, the Anadolu Agency reported Aug.2
Currently, searches are being held in the campus on the territory of Petkim.
No other details of the operation have been reported.
Earlier, Vagif Aliyev, head of the board of directors of Petkim said that 27 people have been dismissed from various departments at Petkim petrochemical holding (SOCAR’s Turkish asset) since July 27.
Moreover, former director general of Petkim petrochemical holding Sadeddin Korkut was detained over the complaint of the company’s high-ranking official who was dismissed earlier.
Sadeddin Korkut was dismissed from his post and Anar Mammadov, who is also head of SOCAR Greece (SOCAR’s Greek subsidiary), replaced him.
Earlier, some officials of SOCAR Turkey Energy (Turkish subsidiary of SOCAR) resigned.
Among those resigned are Omer Adsiz, director of public relations department at SOCAR Turkey, Ilgar Mehmetoglu, director of the company’s human resources department, Cetin Korkut, director of the company’s IT department, as well as Fuat Ulagay, director of human resources department at Star refinery.
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