Former minister Meral Akşener testifies in court
ANKARA - Anatolia News AgencyDeputy Parliamentary Speaker Meral Akşener testified in a specially authorized Ankara court yesterday in connection with the ongoing investigation into the “postmodern coup” of Feb. 28, 1997.
Akşener was serving as the interior minister at the time of the Feb. 28 process. “The prosecutor asked me [about] information regarding the Western Working Group, and I shared with him what I knew,” she said as she was leaving the court. The “Western Working Group” was a committee of military officials that is said to have monitored the government’s activities and kept illegal records of private information.