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Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag addresses the Turkish Parliament during a debate in Ankara March 19, 2014. REUTERS/Umit Bektas


ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey will work on new rules to strip citizenship from Turks found to be supporting terrorism, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Wednesday, a day after President Tayyip Erdogan called for the measure.

Bozdag also told reporters that authorities have started an inquiry into a reported data link that purportedly compromised sensitive identity data for some 50 million Turks, about 64 percent of the population.

(Reporting by Ayla Jean Yackley; Editing by David Dolan)


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