Israel issues travel warning to Turkey
May 31, 2010 15:07
Counter-Terrorism Bureau: "Violent outbreaks" likely after raid.
Turkey protest flag burning 311.
National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Bureau (NSCCTB) issued a
severe travel warning to Israelis in Turkey, and urged Israelis to keep
from traveling there.RELATED:
"In response to the events surrounding
the protest flotilla, there are growing protests by the government and
public in Turkey. This delicate state of affairs is liable to
deteriorate into violent outbreaks against Israelis in Turkey," the
international backlash to flotilla raid
Analysis: A race to contain the damage
move came as a response to unrest in
Turkey, where protesters
had tried to storm the Israeli Consulate in Istanbul over an IDF raid on
Gaza”ships in international waters earlier in the day which left at
least 15 activists dead.
due to leave for Turkey should – at this
stage – refrain from traveling until the situation becomes clear," the
currently in Turkey should remain in their places of residence, avoid
city centers and sites in which demonstrations are being held, and
monitor developments out of concern that the situation could worsen."
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