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New Zealand slams Australia for revoking citizenship of IS associate

Turkish authorities detained a woman with dual Australia-New Zealand citizenship allegedly affiliated with the Islamic State.
A handout picture taken on February 15, 2021 shows a 26-year-old woman (R), who had held New Zealand and Australian citizenships, and her two children escorted by Turkish plain clothes police officers after trying to enter Turkey illegally from Syria at Reyhanli district in Hatay. - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern angrily accused Australia on February 16, 2021 of shirking its responsibility for a dual national arrested in Turkey with alleged links to the Islamic State militant group. The 40-year-o

New Zealand has criticized Australia for revoking the citizenship of an alleged Islamic State affiliate in Turkey.

On Monday, Turkish authorities said they detained a 26-year-old New Zealand woman and two children trying to illegally enter Turkey from Syria. The woman is an alleged IS member, Reuters reported on Tuesday.

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