Fri Oct 5, 2012, 11:27 PM
brooklynite (17,080 posts)
Turkey Detains 2 in Connection With Killings in Libya
Source: New York Times
WASHINGTON — American officials confirmed Turkish news reports on Friday that two Tunisian men had been detained in Turkey in connection with the killing of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans in the attack on a United States diplomatic post in Libya on Sept. 11.
But the officials said they were awaiting more information from the Turkish authorities, and it remained unclear whether the two were considered to be suspects or witnesses in the violent attack in Benghazi, which fell on the 11th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks.
Kanal D, a private Turkish television network, said the two were stopped at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul on Wednesday as they tried to enter the country using false passports.
Another report, in Sabah, a Turkish newspaper, said that immigration officials had matched the names of the men, who were said to be in their mid-30s, to a list of possible suspects that American intelligence agencies had given to security services in the region.
Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/06/world/europe/turkey-detains-2-tunisians-in-connection-with-j-christopher-stevenss-death.html?_r=1&hp
Another "conspiracy" for the right-wing to fret about?
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