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Australians held in Turkey over IS fears, Tony Abbott confirms

Posted by jpayoute on April 24, 2015 at 5:45 AM

GRNlive has correspondents in Sydney and Ankara.

The Australian - Prime Minister Tony Abbott has confirmed Australians have been detained in Turkey, apparently trying to enter Syria to join the Islamic State terror group. Mr Abbott didn’t go into details, but said Australians had been detained in Turkey “from time to time” . To say anything more would involve discussion of operational matters, he said. The Sydney Daily Telegraph reported today that two suspected Australian terrorists had been arrested in Turkey. They were believed to be still detained in Turkey. Read more

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