Turkey deports 3 suspected Swiss IS militants
Turkey has deported 3 suspected Islamic State (IS) members of Swiss nationality to their home country, the Turkish Interior Ministry said Thursday, Trend reports citing Xinhua.
The ministry made the announcement in a brief statement, without providing details or identifying the suspects.
Turkey earlier said it would send thousands of captured IS militants, including those from Europe, back to their countries even if their citizenship was revoked.
Ankara started to send suspected foreign IS captives back to their countries of origin in November, 2019. More than 70 IS suspects have been deported so far.