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Moldova confirms detentions of its three nationals after terrorist attack in Istanbul

Bulgarian national television previously reported that five suspects were detained after the attack, including Moldovan citizens

CHISINAU, November 20. /TASS/. Moldova’s Foreign Ministry on Saturday confirmed that three nationals of the country had been detained in Bulgaria following the recent terrorist attack in Istanbul that killed six people.

"It has been confirmed that three of the detainees have citizenship of our country," the ministry said. It has condemned the attack and said Moldova was open to holding a joint investigation.

An explosion in Istanbul killed six people and injured 80 on November 13. The investigation has stated that the Kurdistan Workers' Party, which is banned in Turkey, and its Syrian branch were involved in the attack.

The Bulgarian national television on Saturday reported that Bulgarian police had detained five suspects following the attack, including Moldovans and Arabs.