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presstv-turkey mp given jail term for militant arms report

a court in turkey has sentenced a legislator from the main opposition republican people’s party (chp) to five years and 10 months in jail for leaking classified material, and exposing to a newspaper a video showing weapons shipment to parts of syria held by foreign-backed takfiri terrorists.the court passed the verdict on enis berberoglu, who is currently being held at istanbul’s maltepe prison, on tuesday.he was convicted on charges of “revealing information that should remain a secret for the sake of the state's security.”prosecutor mehmet yesilkaya had initially sought life term for berberoglu. a regional appeals court in istanbul, however, quashed the conviction and in october ordered a retrial.back in may 2015, cumhuriyet da...