Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during Turkish Red Crescent's General Assembly in Ankara March 23, 2015. REUTERS/Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Palace Press Office
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A Turkish opposition lawmaker said Monday that an American and a Canadian are among a group of doctors and medical students believed to have traveled from Turkey into territory in Syria controlled by the Islamic State group.Mehmet Ali Ediboglu said Monday the group consists of 11 people of Sudanese origin, seven British citizens, two Sudanese, one American and one Canadian.He had previously told The Associated Press that the group consisted of nine British medical students and doctors.The lawmaker is helping family members of the group, who are in Turkey trying to find them. They believe the students have gone to Syria to provide medical assistance.
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