The Embassy confirmed the detention of Russians in Turkey

Посольство подтвердило задержание россиян в Турции

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Russian citizens Rashid Enikeev and Elana Rakhmanov was detained in Turkey, the Russian Embassy in Ankara explains the circumstances of their arrest, told RIA Novosti press attache of the Russian Embassy Irina Kasimova.

On the eve of the DHA Agency reported the arrest in the province of Kayseri in Central of the countries seven alleged members of the terrorist group “Islamic state”*, including two citizens of the Russian Federation Rashid Enikeeva and Elana Rakhmanova. According to the Agency, Enikeev is on the international wanted list on charges of terrorism, in recent years he was engaged in illegal smuggling to Turkey and placing of wives killed in Syria militants.

“We confirm the fact of detention of these two Russian citizens, other circumstances find out,” said Kasimov.

*A terrorist organization banned in Russia.

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