Baku, Azerbaijan, May 17
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Terrorists of the "Islamic State" have been active on the territory in Turkey in recent years, Turkish Interior Minister Suleiman Soylu said, Trend reports via Turkish media.
In this regard, Turkey has thoroughly strengthened security measures, the minister said.
Turkish intelligence is actively working to eliminate terrorists and threats emanating from them, he added.
On Nov. 5, 2018, a major operation was carried out against members of the "Islamic State" in 11 provinces of Turkey. Some 24 people, who were engaged in raising funds for terrorists in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and Libya, were arrested.
Also, cash money of more than $500,000 and more than two million Turkish liras were confiscated during the operation.
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