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  6/18/2014, Sivan 20, 5774

Turkey Evacuates Consulate in Basra, Iraq

The Turkish consulate in Basra, Iraq was evacuated due to “Security threats,” Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu announced.

A senior member of the Foreign Ministry in Ankara added that the 18 staff members, including the Consul General, were safely evacuated.