Antalya, Nov 6 () - In Antalya, set to host world powers within the G-20 Summit to be held on Nov. 15-16, police teams have launched operation against Islamic State (IS) threat.
Some 20 suspects alleged to have links with the IS have been detained, within the simultaneous operations.
Turkey expects U.S. President Barack Obama, Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russian President Vladimir Putin and several other world powers at the Summit.
Security measures have been boosted in Antalya ahead of the international events.
Two IS suspects of Russian origin
Police reportedly seized some digital materials, after researches in suspects’ houses.
The suspects were said to have links with IS militants in Iraq and Syria, and two of them were of Russian origin, while two of them were women.
The two Russian men have arrived to Istanbul and then to Antalya, in efforts to join IS in Syria.
The suspects have been brought to anti-terror branch directorate in Antalya for interrogation.
They have links with M.B. and her husband E.A.R., who had been detained in Antalya on Oct. 29 within IS operation, said local reports.