MOSCOW, June 4. /TASS/. Istanbul police have officially confirmed the arrival in Turkey of a missing Moscow student allegedly recruited by the Islamic State terrorist group, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.
"The Russian Foreign Ministry and Turkish law enforcement agencies continue joint efforts to establish the whereabouts of Varvara Karaulova as soon as possible," the ministry said.
Karaulova, a 19-year old student of the Moscow State University, went missing on May 27 and later left for Istanbul.
Her family's lawyer said on Tuesday he believed the girl had been taken away from Russia by Islamic State recruiters.