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Government is in the process of gathering facts surrounding T&T nationals attempt to join ISIS.

The government continues to liaise with officials in Turkey with respect to reports that nine nationals from this country were detained after trying to join a terrorist group.

On Monday Turkish newspaper The Daily Sabah reported that Turkish authorities had foiled an attempt to smuggle the nine Trinidad and Tobago nationals from southern Turkey to the ISIS terrorist organization in Syria.

It added that a Syrian man was also held in connection with the operation.

Questioned on the matter by reporters this afternoon Acting Attorney General, Stuart Young, said the government is still trying to get the facts surrounding the development.

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