US Embassy suspends American diplomatic missions work in Turkey

Source : 112 Ukraine

Citizens of the USA are recommended "to refrain from visiting the Embassy"
12:07, 20 December 2016

The US Embassy in Ankara has temporarily suspended its work, and it was also decided to close general consulates in other areas of Turkey. This is stated in the message of the Council on security of US facilities abroad, available on the agency’s page in Twitter.

Such measures were taken for security reasons and are connected to the incident at the Embassy, which occurred the day before, as it was noted.

"The Embassy is currently closed due to shooting nearby," the message says.

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American citizens are recommended "to refrain from visiting the Embassy".

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