US warns about increased terror threat in Turkey
The United States has warned its citizens not to travel to southeastern Turkey because of ongoing terrorist threats, the Department of State said in a travel warning.

"The US Department of State warns US citizens of increased threats from terrorist groups throughout Turkey and to avoid travel to southeastern Turkey," the warning stated on Monday afternoon.

According to Sputnik news agency the release warns against travelling near the Syrian border and calls on US citizens to stay away from political gatherings, rallies, and popular tourist destinations.

In March, several hundred US military dependents were told to evacuate southern Turkey amid increased security concerns.

News Code: 13570  |  Date: 2016/06/28  |  Time: 11 : 45

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