US State Department Warns of Increased Threat of Terrorist Attacks in Istanbul

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Bulgaria: US State Department Warns of Increased Threat of Terrorist Attacks in Istanbul BGNES

The US State Department has warned of an increased threat of terrorist attacks against American citizens in Istanbul.

The Department has ordered the families of the employees of the US Consulate in Istanbul to leave the country.

At the same time, American citizens were warned twice within a week to consider carefully whether they have to travel to Turkey at this particular time.

The decision concerns only employees of the General Consulate in Istanbul. It does not include employees of the other diplomatic missions of the USA in Turkey – the embassy in Ankara and the consulate in the southern city of Adana.

Earlier, the US State Department warned its citizens not to travel to Turkey.

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Jerry - 4 Nov 2016 // 22:59:10


You are thinking like a Paleolithic Turk who sits sipping tea at the town square listening to hearsay conversations.

Do not underestimate the USA in Turkey.

Go to Mardin and listen to the English spoken at the tea houses.

You are only four to five hours by car to Mosul and the same to Aleppo.

Very strategic for the old USA.

Ivailo Ivanov - 3 Nov 2016 // 14:08:11

No this time it is different. The external interests play huge role in this elections.. foreign to USA forces have stake in USA's politics as never before. Regarding Turkey!! Soon Erdogan will change the tone. He will provoke the Russians again and will declare love and loyalty to USA...against the ancient Asiatic cunning the Americans are like misguided children... and the irritating question about the American nukes in Turkey will be forgotten. Turkey will surely drift to extreme Islamic radicalism but USA will try not to see this.

Jerry - 2 Nov 2016 // 16:00:36

There is nothing wrong with the USA.

The USA time pendulum is returning to the Anti-Afro-American Era.

The Traditionalists are seeking the Old Southern Traditions, Money, Race and Individualism compounded by Regionalism.

Jerry - 2 Nov 2016 // 00:42:52


Do not discount the US Sixth Fleet and its arsenal.

After the Israeli War in 1973 (Yom Kippur War), US Nuclear arsenal was repositioned.

Also National Security Doctrine is a very important factor.

Jerry - 2 Nov 2016 // 00:36:21

This is a clear example of the USA over reaction.

The Marine contingent is enough at the Consulate in Istanbul.

The Armed Forces of Turkey can take care of external security at the Consulate.

Why this over reaction?

BULERICAN - 1 Nov 2016 // 13:29:23

The last time there were any "nukes" in Turkey was during the Cuban Missile crisis of the 1960's. Welcome to the 21st century, and please stop posting crap about which you know NOTHING.

Ivailo Ivanov - 31 Oct 2016 // 21:44:41

IF someone have information that USA retrieved its nukes from Turkey.. please post it... that would be a real news.

Ivailo Ivanov - 31 Oct 2016 // 21:42:34

no these are not terrorists... only Turkish patriots that believe USA is not friend of Turkey.. which is strange... judging from the number of nukes USA granted to Turkey..

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