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US updates travel warning to Turkey due to 'possible terrorist attack'

The United States of America (USA) has updated its security warning message issued on January 27 for its citizens living in Turkey.

The US Embassy in Ankara warned its citizens in Turkey against 'possible terrorist attacks'. "The US government warns its citizens against possible retaliatory attacks by terrorists on churches, synagogues, diplomatic missions in Istanbul or other places frequented by Westerners, especially Beyoğlu, Galata, Taksim and Istiklal areas," the statement said. Authorities are investigating this matter," it said.

According to the news in Euronews Turkish, the warning was asked to "be alert in places frequented by Westerners, avoid crowded places, not draw attention and follow the local media for warnings".

Following the act of burning the Holy Quran in Sweden, travel warnings against Turkey were issued from the USA, Germany, Belgium, France, Belgium, Spain, Sweden and Italy. Then Ankara issued a travel warning against these countries.

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