Russia calls Turkey for explanation over detention of ex-Chechen Federal Migration Service head’s daughter
Seda Dudurkaeva is suspected of involvement with militants.
The Russian Consulate in Istanbul calls the Turkish authorities to explain the reason for the detention of the daughter of former Head of the Chechen Federal Migration Service, which is suspected of having links with the Islamic State, banned on the territory of Russia. The diplomats have sent an official request asking to acquaint them with the evidence available to the investigation. According to the diplomats, the deadline by which they were supposed to send this information to the Russian consulate was grossly violated.
Russian Seda Dudurkaeva was detained by special services during the anti-terrorist operation, which was held in Istanbul on July 4. Her two minor sons were with her. A few years ago, she had fled to Syria, where she became the wife of one of the influential militants Abu Umar Shishani (known as Tarkan Batirashvili). According to some sources, he was eliminated in Iraq in 2016.
In the fall of 2013, Head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov publicly scolded and dismissed Head of the Republic's Migration Department Asa Dudurkaev because of his daughter’s decision to fight on the side of terrorists.
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