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First time number of terrorists drops to 197 in Turkey: Interior minister

First time number of terrorists drops to 197 in Turkey: Interior minister

Minister Soylu says Turkey has reached important point in counter-terrorism efforts
19.09.2021 - 18:01

Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Saturday that the number of terrorists has dropped to under 200 for the first time.

Addressing a gathering of youth at Kesan district of northwestern Edirne province, Soylu said: "As of tonight, the number of terrorists in Turkey has dropped to under 200 for the first time, became 197."

Emphasizing that Turkey is a peaceful country, the minister also noted that the country's efforts in counter-terrorism have reached an important point.