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Is Turkey going to crack down Muslim Brotherhood aligned TV in gesture to Egypt?

The Turkish government has advised Brotherhood aligned stations against insulting Egyptian officials.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood spokesman Talaat Fahmy speaks during an interview in his office, Istanbul, Turkey,  Jan. 19, 2021.
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CAIRO — Reports March 19 suggested that the Turkish authorities are requesting the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated channels based in Istanbul to tone down their rhetoric against Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. These reports raised concerns as to how the Turkish authorities would deal with the organization’s members on its territories, should a reconciliation be achieved between Turkey and the Egyptian government.

Al-Monitor contacted several employees at the Egyptian TV channels based in Turkey — including Mekameleen, El-Sharq and Watan — which are known to have a large number of media figures and professionals who are opposed to the Egyptian government and have been persecuted in Egypt for years for political issues. However, they left for Istanbul following the ouster in 2013 of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, who was affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood.

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