US Embassy in Turkey closed today

  • The US Embassy in Ankara, the capital of Turkey will remain closed today due to the 'security threats'. The embassy did not specify the security threat that prompted the closure. According to a statement posted on the web page of the embassy, it has urged the citizens of US to avoid the large crowd gatherings and be aware of their own security when visiting popular tourist sites and crowded places. As per the reports, Visa interviews and other routine services would be canceled on Monday.