A man has been detained for allegedly helping three British schoolgirls cross into Syria, Turkey's foreign minister has said.
The man worked for the intelligence services of a country in the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State (IS), Mevlut Cavusoglu is quoted by Turkish media saying.
Shamima Begum, 15, Kadiza Sultana, 16, and 15-year-old Amira Abase, all students at Bethnal Green academy in east London, fled the UK last month to reportedly join IS.
Earlier this week, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe apologised to the schoolgirls' families for failing to communicate more directly with them before the girls left on February 17.
New footage appears to show three missing London schoolgirls in Turkey during what is believed to be their journey to Syria.
The families of three schoolgirls who fled to Syria to join IS have questioned claims they funded their journey by selling family jewellery.
Relatives of London schoolgirls thought to be in Syria tell ITV News police failed to warn them the girls were at risk of radicalisation.?