A Finnish citizen suspected of being linked to the Isis terrorist organization has been arrested in Turkey, according to Turkish news agency Anadolu.
A Finnish citizen was arrested with 24 Iraqis in Ankara, Turkey, during counter-terrorism operations. The information was based on intelligence that a group of 29 people in the capital was in contact with Isis and was active in Syria. outlet.
Anadolu also said Turkey planned to deport the suspects after their interrogation.
The Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday that it was aware of the arrest, but stated that it had no comments on the arrest itself. BTI announced on Tuesday evening that the ministry had confirmed the news of the arrest of a Finnish citizen.
The ministry also declined on Wednesday morning to comment on whether an investigation into the incident had begun.
Iltalehti reported the first arrest in Finland.
Source: The Nordic Page