An alleged participant in the attack in Belgium was twice deported from Turkey

Turkey twice last year deported a suspected member of the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Brahim al-Basrawi — in July and August. About this Reuters said a source in the Turkish government.

A second senior official confirmed this information and reported that initially, in July, the reason for the deportation became suspicions of the police regarding the fact that he is a foreign insurgent, but it hasn’t been proven. The source also described the expulsion of al-Basrawi as “administrative deportation”.

The day before, on March 23, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Brahim al-Basrawi — was deported from Turkey in the summer of 2015. According to him, the Embassy of Belgium then received a corresponding letter, but did not take the necessary measures. The authorities have also failed to establish his connection with terrorists, so al-Basrawi was released.

In Brussels on 22 March there was a series of terrorist attacks, whose victims were more than 30 people. Responsibility for what happened took over, not a terrorist organization “Islamic state”.

According to the investigation, Brahim al-Batrawi made up at the airport, and his brother Khalid in the subway. Another alleged terrorist, Najim, Laasri, wanted.

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Explosions in Brussels

On the morning of 22 March at the Brussels airport in Zaventem were two explosions. According to preliminary information, the explosive devices were detonated in the reception area of the airport. Two hours later the explosion occurred…

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