US moves to reduce diplomatic personnel in Turkey over threats
By REUTERSPublished: SEPTEMBER 6, 2013 15:33
WASHINGTON - The US State Department on Friday moved to reduce its diplomatic presence at its consulate general in Adana, Turkey, due to security threats, it said in a statement."The Consulate General in Adana has been authorized to draw down its non-emergency staff and family members because of threats against US government facilities and personnel," the department said.It also recommended "that US citizens defer non-essential travel to southeastern Turkey," the statement said.
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