Police Arrest 12 Daesh Suspects in Ankara

US Embassy in Ankara, Turkey Will be Closed Monday Due to Security Threat

Starting March 5, the Embassy will provide "only emergency services", the Monday announcement said.

The U.S. Embassy in Ankara will be closed on March 5-6 due to a security threat, according to statements by the embassy and the U.S. State Department. The operation came a day after the local US embassy was closed for what it said were unspecified security reasons.

Those detained in Ankara were among 20 people prosecutors had issued arrest warrants for earlier, Turkish public news agency Anadolu reported, as the security forces were seeking remaining suspects. The closure indicates there was a specific and direct threat to the U.S. Embassy. The two met Monday at Berlusconi's Milan residence, where the three-time premier congratulated Salvini, Forza Italia said. "The Embassy will announce its reopening, once it resumes services", the embassy wrote Sunday on its official website.

Anti-American sentiments are growing among the Turkish public, so do the risks for United States citizens and diplomatic missions.

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"Upon intelligence coming to our units from U.S. sources that terrorist actions could be undertaken targeting the U.S. Embassy and where U.S. citizens are staying, security measures have been reviewed and extra measures have been taken", the Governor's Office said. It did not specify the nature of the security threat. They were allegedly trying to recruit members for the Islamic State group and were in contact with people in "conflict zones", the statement said.

Sunday's announcement comes less than two weeks after an assailant attempted to throw a grenade into the US embassy building area in Montenegro.

More than 300 people have lost their lives in Daesh-claimed attacks in Turkey, where the terror group has targeted civilians in suicide bomb, rocket, and gun attacks.

Turkish authorities arrested a total of 4,043 ISIS militants between 2011 and 2018, Bozdag added. An attack at a luxury Istanbul nightclub during New Year celebrations on January 1, 2017, killed 39 people. Close to 2,000 of them were "foreign terrorist fighters", the minister said.

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