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U.S. Consulate in Istanbul cancels consular services due to security threat

The United States Consulate in Istanbul said on Tuesday it had canceled consular services for Wednesday because of "information about a possible security threat", Reuters reports.

"We strongly encourage U.S. citizens to maintain a high level of vigilance, be aware of local events, and take the appropriate steps to bolster your personal security," the consulate added in a statement on its website.

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