A suspected ISIS terrorist from the United States stranded on the Turkish-Greek border for the last four days will be sent to the US, the Turkish Interior Ministry said on Thursday.
A written statement released by the ministry said that necessary procedures have now been launched after the US guaranteed that the terrorist will be admitted back into the country and a travel document will be prepared.
Muhammad Darwis B., reportedly an American of Jordanian descent, has been physically stranded since Monday in the official ”dead zone,” or no-mans-land, between Greece and Turkey, as no country is willing to accept him.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared on Tuesday that the man was “not our problem.”
“We don’t care whether or not he was trapped at the border,” Erdogan said in televised remarks about the suspected jihadist fighter. “Whether or not they let him in is not our problem.”