PMO: Israelis should refrain from visiting Turkey due to heightened security risk

April 8, 2016 20:12

The office of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu released a statement Friday warning Israelis at home and  abroad to avoid travel to Turkey due to the "heightened security risk" and  "threat of terror attacks" in the country. 

"At the same time we encourage Israelis currently in Turkey to refrain from visiting tourist areas with large crowds and follow the instructions of local security officials," the statement added.

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