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last minute | 8 Turks kidnapped in gang wars in Haiti

Breaking news: Violent clashes of gangs continue in Haiti. According to the last minute information received from Reuters, there are 8 Turks among the victims of the gang in Haiti.

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN ACTION

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs took action to rescue the abducted Turks. Work has begun with the Haitian authorities.

last minute | 8 Turks kidnapped in gang wars in Haiti | Video

Çavuşoğlu answered journalists’ questions after the Cabinet Meeting held at the Presidential Complex.

Answering the question about the hijacking of a passenger bus in Haiti, which included 8 Turkish citizens, Çavuşoğlu said, “We are following. They have set up a crisis desk in Haiti now.” used the phrases.

“NO NEGATIVE INFORMATION ABOUT HEALTH CONDITIONS”

Çavuşoğlu stated that although he could not meet with his Haitian counterpart due to the Cabinet meeting, he sent a message and said that Turkey’s Ambassador to Santo Domingo met with both the Haitian Minister of Interior and Foreign Minister.

Stating that Turkey’s Honorary Consul in Port-au-Prince is also following the developments, Çavuşoğlu said, “As you know, our Embassy of the Dominican Republic is accredited there (Haiti). In other words, they told us that they are doing all necessary work to save it as soon as possible. We are following it.” said.

Expressing that the possibility of ransom was considered as the reason for the kidnapping, Çavuşoğlu emphasized that there was no negative information about the health status of Turkish citizens.

On the other hand, according to the information provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Çavuşoğlu and his Haitian counterpart, Geneus, had a meeting about the hijacking of a passenger bus in Haiti, which included Turkish citizens.

LAST YEAR, THERE WAS A CASE OF abduction in the SAME PLACE

According to the news from Haiti24, the incident took place in Croiz-des-Bouquets, where a US and Canadian group was abducted last year.

It was noted that there were Haitian passengers and a Dominican driver on the bus. Haitian National Police has not commented on the situation at this time.

75 PEOPLE DIED IN TWO WEEKS

Gang wars continue very fiercely in Haiti. According to the statement made by the United Nations Integrated Office in Haiti on Friday, 75 people have lost their lives in regional wars in the last two weeks.

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