Sanctions imposed after announcement of Egyptian President’s death penalty

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A ruling on the death sentence for former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi is due Tuesday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the International community to impose sanctions on the country after the death penalty was announced.

Sanctions imposed after annoncement of Egyptian President\'s death penalty

Sanctions imposed after annoncement of Egyptian President\'s death penalty

A ruling on the death sentence for former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi is due Tuesday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the International community to impose sanctions on the country after the death penalty was announced.

CCTV’s Natalie Carney filed this report.

Highlights:

  • Turkey played an important role in Mohammed Morsi’s 2012 Presidential campaign
  •  Ankara’s dreams were faded when the Egyptian army removed Moris from power and suspended the constitution following civilian protests in 2013.
  • Ashraf Al Ghaffar is a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood who came to Turkey on self imposed exile.