Turkish Intelligence Ordered Hrant Dink’s Murder, Says Lawyer

Hrank Dink’s body in front of the Agos newspaper offices in January 2007

YEREVAN (Armenpress)—Fethiye Çetin, the lawyer of Armenian journalist Hrant Dink who was murdered by Turkish nationalists, has exposed new details regarding this case in her new book titled I Am Ashamed: Trials on Hrant Dink’s Murder Trial. As Armenpress reports, citing Turkish Haberler.com, Fethiye Çetin states in her book that the National Intelligence Service of Turkey gave the order of Hrant Dink’s assassination via a secret code in Cyrillic alphabet.

Among other things, Fethiye Çetin emphasized that a man called Ramazan, who introduced himself as a worker of the Chief Department of the National Security Service of the Eastern Anatolia region, called Çetin in March 2010 and said that he had important documents regarding Hrant Dink’s murder.

She got in touch with Ramazan via Skype, who showed her secret documents with the emblem of the National Intelligence Service on it. The unknown person told her that secret cryptograms are used in all the documents. Dink’s lawyer explains how they managed to read Dink’s name via Cyrillic alphabet in the aforesaid documents.

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