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Previous Flynn employees claim not to be guilty of charges for lobbying on behalf of Turkey

A former associate with National Security Advisor Michael Flynn did not claim on Tuesday that he was accused of working as an unregistered foreign agent. Bijan Kian, also known as Bijan Rafiekian, has been accused of illegal lobbying in Turkey for the extradition of Fethullah Gülen, a Turkish clergy founded in the United States Accusations against Kian and Kamil Ekim Alptekin, a Turkish citizen and associated with Flynn , was rejected on Monday. His guilty vomit came the same day as a judge delayed Flynn's verdict to lie to the FBI about his contacts with a Russian ambassador. Federal prosecutor in the Eastern District of Virginia has alleged that Kian violated the Foreign Agents Act by working as an unregistered foreign agent for Turkey while working for the current Flynn Intel group. Alptekin, which was also charged Monday, is currently living in Istanbul and is not expected to appear in court. The trial of ex associates has been established for February 1 1, according to ABC News. Prosecutors say that Alptekin and Kian cooperated illegally to influence public opinion in the United States about Gülen. Prosecutors did not specifically mention Gülen in the application, but he is widely believed to be the Turkish citizen referred to in documents. Alptekin and Kian are accused of hiding the Flynn Intel Group's work by denoting Alptekin's business as a customer rather than the government in Turkey. A former Trump campaign surrogate, Flynn, came after review after taking a call in The Hill on…

A former associate with National Security Advisor Michael Flynn did not claim on Tuesday that he was accused of working as an unregistered foreign agent.

Bijan Kian, also known as Bijan Rafiekian, has been accused of illegal lobbying in Turkey for the extradition of Fethullah Gülen, a Turkish clergy founded in the United States

Accusations against Kian and Kamil Ekim Alptekin, a Turkish citizen and associated with Flynn , was rejected on Monday.

His guilty vomit came the same day as a judge delayed Flynn’s verdict to lie to the FBI about his contacts with a Russian ambassador.

Federal prosecutor in the Eastern District of Virginia has alleged that Kian violated the Foreign Agents Act by working as an unregistered foreign agent for Turkey while working for the current Flynn Intel group.

Alptekin, which was also charged Monday, is currently living in Istanbul and is not expected to appear in court.

The trial of ex associates has been established for February 1

1, according to ABC News.

Prosecutors say that Alptekin and Kian cooperated illegally to influence public opinion in the United States about Gülen. Prosecutors did not specifically mention Gülen in the application, but he is widely believed to be the Turkish citizen referred to in documents.

Alptekin and Kian are accused of hiding the Flynn Intel Group’s work by denoting Alptekin’s business as a customer rather than the government in Turkey.

A former Trump campaign surrogate, Flynn, came after review after taking a call in The Hill on the 2016 election day, which defended Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, concerned about a dissolution of dissidents.

The charges against Alptekin and Kian Robert Mueller Robert Swan MuellerSasse: The United States should applaud the election of Mueller to lead the probe of Russia’s probe MORE despite the fact that neither Mueller nor prosecutor in the Eastern District of Virginia has confirmed if that is the case.

NBC News reported in November 2017 that Kian had become the subject of Mueller’s probe.

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