BERLIN, may 5. /Offset. TASS Vyacheslav Filippov/. The number of Turkish citizens requesting asylum in Germany, is growing. This was reported by the weekly Spiegel.

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According to the publication, currently the Federal office for migration and refugees (BAMF) considers relevant about 450 applications from Turkish diplomats, military personnel, judges and other civil servants. Most of them Turkish authorities suspected of having links with the movement of Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara considers the organizer of the coup attempt on July 15. All in all, BAMF are more than 7.7 million requests from citizens of Turkey.

As Spiegel writes, among the asylum – NATO soldiers that were stationed in Belgium and also former military attaché of Turkey at the Embassy of an African country .

In the past year were satisfied, only about 8% of applicants for refugee status received from the Turks.