Turkey has blacklisted thousands of Russians

Photo: dw.de (archive) Islamist Chechen Abu Umar al-Shishani in ISIS in Syria

From the country deported more than 800 citizens of Russia.

Turkey since 2011, on suspicion of having links with a terrorist group “Islamic state” made the list of persona non grata 4 128 citizens of Russia. This is stated in the July report of the Turkish Ministry of the interior.

Among 4 957 deported from Turkey foreigners Russians the most (804). Followed by nationals of Indonesia (435) and Tajikistan (308).

Just blacklist Turkey made 53 781 foreigners from 146 countries of the world. Are leading citizens of Saudi Arabia, and Tunisia, and the Russians in third place.

Earlier, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to “cut off the heads of all traitors”, a speech before thousands of Turks to the anniversary of the attempted coup in the country.

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