Israel warns citizens to leave Turkey

Istanbul terror attack

The Israeli government's Counter Terrorism Bureau has raised its travel warning to Level 3 (high concrete threat).

Israel has called on its citizens to leave Turkey "as soon as possible." The Israeli government's Counter Terrorism Bureau has raised its travel warning from Level 2 (basic concrete threat) to Level 3 (high threat).

The Counter Terrorism Bureau said, "Following an assessment of the existing situation, it seems that the threat of more attacks by terrorist organizations has risen, especially from ISIS, on tourist targets including Israeli tourists. Accordingly, the Counter Terrorism Bureau is raising the travel warning to Turkey to a high concrete threat (Level 3) and recommends abstaining from visits."

the warning added, "We also recommend those already in Turkey to leave as soon as possible."

Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on March 28, 2016

© Copyright of Globes Publisher Itonut (1983) Ltd. 2016

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