Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that there was no problem at Sarp border gate and also security of Turkish citizens was provided for their evacuation from Georgia.
The Ministry also reminded that it recommended Turkish citizens not to travel to Georgia until the clashes ended, and peace and security were settled in the country.
The Ministry said that Turkish Embassy in Tbilisi took necessary measures regarding the evacuation of Turkish citizens from Georgia.
The Ministry also said that Turkish citizens --in the east of Gori and especially in Tbilisi--, who wanted to return to Turkey, were being directed to Azerbaijan through Kizilkopru border gate.
Foreign Ministry also released telephone numbers for Turkish citizens in case needed;
Foreign Ministry: +90 312 292 21 67 or 292 20 62 (office hours), +90 312 292 10 88 (after office hours)
Tbilisi Embassy: +995 32 25 20 72 (24 hours)
Batumi Consulate General: +90 466 213 15 00 (Turkish line), +995
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