The man, who was stranded in a no man’s land between Greece and Turkey, was put on a plane “a short time ago,” said Suleyman Soylu.
The suspect had been stuck in the border area for five days.
On Thursday, Turkey's Interior Ministry said repatriation was underway after the US agreed to accept him and provided travel documents, NBC reported.
NBC News has not independently verified the man's identity or nationality.
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