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Newsline: British Embassy in Turkey Closes for Security Reasons

The British Embassy in the Turkish capital of Ankara closeв on Friday for the day owing to security reasons, the Foreign Office said. Germany temporarily closed its embassy, consular officers and a school on Wednesday amid reports of the possibility of attacks during the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha. In a post on its website about travel advice for Britons in Turkey the Foreign Office said: “The British Embassy Ankara will be closed to the public on Friday 16 September for security reasons. “The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to within 10 km of the border with Syria and to the city of Diyarbakir.”



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