- Netherlands' Consulate General in Istanbul was closed due to “terror threats” the Dutch Foreign Ministry announced on March 23.
The announcement said the Consulate General would be closed due to “terror threats” until future notice.
Meanwhile, Germany's Consulate General in Istanbul remained closed, however its high school in the city, Deutsche Schule Istanbul, reopened on March 23.
The German Foreign Office had closed down the German embassy and the German consulate in Istanbul on March 17 and March 18, along with the school in Ankara and the Deutsche Schule Istanbul, over terror concerns.
An Islamic State (IS)-claimed attack hit Istanbul on March 19, killing five and wounding 36 others.