Turkey: US Embassy in Ankara temporarily closed due to 'security threat'

The US Embassy in Ankara issued a statement on Sunday stating it would shut down on Monday in light of a 'security threat.' The statement added that the embassy would only provide emergency services until its reopening is announced. The details on the nature of the threat were not given. On the same day of the closure, Turkish police arrested 12 people in Ankara suspected of having... Еще affiliations with self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIL/ISIS) It remains unclear if there is a connection between the arrests and the embassy closure.

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