Over 40,000 people banned from entering Turkey

Turkey banned 49,000 people to enter the country as part of the fight against the IS terrorist organization (ISIL or ISIS), Haber7 newspaper wrote June 1 citing Efkan Ala, Turkish interior minister, as saying.

Ala said that moreover, some 3,513 citizens of foreign countries, who were suspected of illegal entering the territory of Syria and Iraq, were expelled from Turkey.

The minister said that some 590 foreigners, including the citizens of the European countries, were arrested in Turkey for having relations with the IS.

The minister added that as earlier, Turkey will combat the IS firmly.

Source: Trend