Azerbaijani University Fires 50 Turkish Faculty

August 18, 2016

An Azerbaijani university fired 50 Turkish faculty for alleged links to the cleric Fethullah Gülen, whom the Turkish government blames for a July 15 coup attempt, Radio Free Europe reported (Gülen has denied involvement). The acting rector of Caucasus University said the fired instructors will have to leave Azerbaijan within two weeks.

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