Israelis traveling to Turkey despite couple’s arrest: ‘We won’t go out much’

Some Israelis tell Channel 12 they are flying to Turkey for a visit despite the Turkish government’s arrest of two Israelis for taking photos of its president’s palace.

A handful of travelers took off from Israel on Saturday for Istanbul.

“We won’t go out much, and won’t take pictures,” one says.

“We actually didn’t expect something like this,” he says. “Before we bought the tickets there wasn’t anything going on. We’ll take pictures less and enjoy more food.”

Another couple says, “This is our first trip. From what we understand, they picked up two Israelis. We’re a little scared because how do we know that we’re not allowed to approach all kinds of places?”

“We will need to be careful.”

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