“Indeed, we were forced to leave Ukraine, it was not our wish. I served to Meridian International School 8 complete years as an educator. I started working at Meridian as a young English Teacher, then I was entrusted with being class teacher and education coach. My school board assigned me to direct English Department and to organize several national and international activities, but sadly we were alleged to be “terrorist” in one night as a result of 15 July 2016 “so-called” military coup.
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“Talking on the ban of those organizations that are behind educational institutions in Ukraine. We have been discussing this topic for a long time today, in detail … Today I received very detailed things, facts, specific names … I gave all this information to our SBU leadership, which should deal with this issue.” 112.ua
Actual ambassador of Turkey in Ukraine, Ahmet Yagmur Guldere, delivered a speech in the commemoration ceremony of 15 July in Kyiv in 2021:“ As part of fighting against overseas organization of this crime ring, extraditions or deportations of “FETO” members in relevant countries is one of our priorities. Accordingly, more than 120 “FETO” members from different countries all over the world were brought to Turkey and I am glad to emphasize that Ukraine is one of the countries we collaborate on this subject. The existence of schools is one of the key components in the overseas organization of “FETO”. As a result of our endeavors, schools run by “FETO” in 42 countries were shut down. In 26 out of these 42 countries, closed schools were handed over to our Maarif Foundation. Our foundation is also in outstanding effort for opening new schools in order that we undertake our responsibility and mission. Endeavors to open schools in Ukraine is proceeding. We are determined to fight against “FETO”. With our citizens, cognates and Ukrainian friends, we will our with this organization and we will not give up until the last individual responsible is brought to justice.”
#Ukraine should not extradite people like these teachers to countries where they face political persecution. Ukraine instead should guarantee rule of law and human rights. @ZelenskyyUa @ZelenskyyUa @KyivPost @Hromadske @Kabmin_UA_e @DmytroKuleba https://t.co/fMbFaWJ7VV
— Rebecca Harms (@RebHarms) January 5, 2021