BERLIN

Germany will take back several Daesh/ISIS suspects, along with their wives and children, who were captured by Turkish authorities, officials confirmed on Monday.

Speaking at a news conference in Berlin, Foreign Ministry Deputy Spokesman Christofer Burger said Turkish authorities have informed them that they would deport 10 German citizens to their country this week.

“German authorities have verified the identities of these three men, five women, and two children,” he said, but gave no further details.

Local media reported that German authorities believe seven of the suspects had ties to the Daesh/ISIS terrorist group.

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