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Türkiye Detains Six Suspected of Spying on Uyghurs for China

Türkiye is home to one of the world's largest Uyghur diaspora communities which often puts Ankara in the middle of the struggle between China and human rights activists. Ozan KOSE / AFP

Türkiye’s intelligence agency detained six people suspected of spying on ethnic Uyghurs who have fled persecution in China, state media reports said Tuesday.

A seventh person is wanted but remained at large, the reports said, without specifying the suspects’ nationalities.

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