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Turkey deports 11 French suspected IS members

Added 12-09-19 03:03:02am EST - “Turkey has deported 11 French nationals who are suspected of being members of the Islamic State group, the Interior Ministry said Monday.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Turkey deports 11 French suspected IS members”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

ANKARA, TURKEY (AP) - Turkey has deported 11 French nationals who are suspected of being members of the Islamic State group, the Interior Ministry said Monday.

A brief ministry statement said 11 “foreign terrorist fighters” were returned to their home country.

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Last month, Turkey stepped up the return of suspected foreign IS members - either held in Turkish prisons or in Syria - back to their countries of origin, saying Turkey was “not a hotel” for foreign fighters.

More than 60 such foreign fighters have been deported, including IS suspects from the United States, Denmark, Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands.

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