|Mersin TV, 5 September 2008
Adnan Oktar: By Allah’s leave, Turkey will be a great country. THE TURKISH-ISLAMIC UNION WILL BE ESTABLISHED. TURKEY WILL EMBRACE THE WHOLE OF THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE WHOLE OF THE BALKANS WITH AN OLDER BROTHER SPIRIT, INSHA’ALLAH. And an excellent system will emerge. The Caucasian pact is being set up and there is a railway project, as you know. There are petrol and natural gas pipeline projects. Islamic Union meetings are being held. There is work to make Turkish Union stronger. These things are all auspicious, insha’Allah. Anatolia has always been the cradle of civilization, you know. That was also so in Ottoman times. They administered the whole of the Middle East, the Balkans and three continents from here. That is how it will be again, but with a spirit of love, friendship and brotherhood.
Abdullah Özdoğan Interview, 2 March 2009
Adnan Oktar: Look, people have been working toward a Turkish-Islamic Union for a hundred years or so. But they have never been successful. Why not? Because there is a proper time for it, and that time has now come. This is the time ordained by Allah in destiny. In other words, people have been putting the might of Allah to one side. They imagine they can do everything. But Allah shows them they can do nothing. They can do nothing. One cannot get anywhere by holding meetings and conference and doing scientific research. This is a matter of love. It is a matter to do with sincere devotion to Allah. It is a matter of asking Allah for this good thing with love. The time has now come. It is Turkey’s job. Beginning with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Syria and Iraq, there will be an operation to open up the borders. That is the first step, following which there will be a string of developments like a ball of wool unraveling. But this will come about through love, not through meetings and harsh statements, lovelessness or materialist mentalities. This is also the age of Hazrat Mahdi (as). The beginning of the age of the system of Hazrat Mahdi (as). These things are linked to the coming of Hazrat Mahdi (as) and the Prophet Jesus (as). Of course some people may look unfavorably on that. Some people on right and left may not welcome it, but I say that we must all wait together for history to unfold, and if what I am saying does not happen then they can say what they want to me. The Turkish-Islamic Union will be established, Hazrat Mahdi (as) will appear and the Prophet Jesus (as) will return.