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(Compass) – Intelligence agencies within the Turkish state have concluded in a new report entitled “Reactionary Elements and Risks” that Christian missionary activities inside the country have a second motive, parallel to their spread of Christian propaganda. According to a June 11 article in Cumhuriyet newspaper, the state believes that foreign missionaries are also promoting ethnic divisions, particularly among the Kurds. The report accuses missionaries of focusing on sensitive regions of the country and using the cover of “faith tourism” to target lower-income citizens, youth, children and women. The state’s assessment of missionary activity was coupled with a separate analysis of Islamist terrorist groups and their known leaders active within Turkey . Addressed in the report were concerns about Bible courses being formed under the guise of “investigative” studies, as well as individuals going door to door distributing religious books, brochures and magazines.