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Turkey warns its citizens against travelling in US

Turkey warns its citizens against travelling in US

The foreign ministry today advised Turks not to fly to the States because of the increased terror acts and arbitrary arrests of Turkish citizens.

In a travel-warning statement, the Turkish ministry also cited an increase in terror attacks and violent incidents in the U.S. recently.

The move comes after the US on January 11 urged its citizens to reconsider travel to Turkey "due to terrorism and arbitrary detentions".

The ministry mentioned recent attacks at Ohio University's campus, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport, Dar Al-Farooq Mosque in Minnessota and a church in Texas.

India, Pakistan held NSA-level talks in Thailand in December: MEA
Modi also visited Pakistan in a surprise stopover on 25 December, 2015, on his way back from Russian Federation and Afghanistan. "W, of course, raised the issue of cross-border terrorism in those talks", MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar told reporters.

Relations between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies have become increasingly strained over a number of issues, including Turkey's detention of two Turkish employees of U.S. diplomatic missions in the country.

The two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies have seen their ties deteriorate since a coup attempt in 2016 that the Turkish government blames on US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen.

The recent US State Department travel advisory listed a rigorous "Level 3" warning for Turkey, saying "some areas have increased risk". Earlier this month, a United States jury found a Turkish banker guilty of helping Iran to evade U.S. sanctions.

The U.S. past year temporarily suspended visa services to Turkish citizens following the arrest of a local Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul.


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