SAMSUN, Turkey 

Turkey has deported seven Iraqis back to their country due to their links to the terrorist group Daesh/ISIS, said Turkish security sources on Tuesday.

In an anti-terror operation on the last day of 2019 in the Black Sea province of Samsun, Turkish security forces arrested 20 suspects and sent them to court.

On Tuesday, the court ordered the deportation of seven of the suspects to their countries, following an earlier decision to deport 10 others.

The issue of the handling of Daesh/ISIS members and their families detained in Syria — including foreign members of the terror group —

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