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Travel Advisory: Türkiye – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

October 4, 2022 Last Update: Reissued with updates to health information. Exercise increased caution when traveling to Turkey due to terrorism and arbitrary detentions.  Some areas have increased risk.  Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do Not Travel To: Sirnak province, Hakkari province, and any area within six miles (ten kilometers) of the Syrian border due to terrorism. Country Summary: Terrorist groups ...
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Natural Disaster Alert: Southeast and Central Mediterranean Earthquake, Türkiye

Event:  Earthquakes and aftershocks continue to pose a hazard in Central Mediterranean and Southeast Türkiye.  All non-essential U.S. government travel to these regions has been deferred.  If traveling in this area, be aware of your surroundings and attentive to potential safety risks such as damaged buildings, objects falling from above, and broken or damaged sidewalks and ...
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