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Four Belgians detained on Turkey-Syria border

Text by HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS

Latest update : 2013-06-19

Four Belgian nationals trying to pass into Syria were arrested by Turkish police on the border on Wednesday. Belgian officials said the group were planning to fight in the Syrian civil war and had already been sent back to Belgium on June 17.

Four Belgian citizens who had wanted to fight in the Syrian war were arrested by Turkish police on the border, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Internal Affairs and Equal Opportunities Joelle Milquet said.

Milquet said the four Belgians had been sent back to Belgium on June 17, adding that this incident showed the excellent cooperation between Turkish and Belgian police to prevent Belgians from crossing the border to take part in the Syrian war.

Click here to read the rest of this story on Hürriyet Daily News.

 

Date created : 2013-06-19

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