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State Department Travel Alert - Turkey

by Erin Weiland | Sep 09, 2013

The State Department issued a Travel Warning on Turkey saying that the U.S. Consulate General in Adana was “authorized to draw down its non-emergency staff and family members because of threats against U.S. government facilities and personnel.” The Warning goes onto recommend the U.S. citizens defer travel to southeastern Turkey. It urges U.S. citizens in Turkey to be alert to the “potential for violence.” It also points out that “there have been no direct attacks on U.S. citizens.”

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