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Syrian refugees: Turkey will not close its doors (Erdogan)

Turkey will not close its doors to refugees Syria,” said Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday, adding that Ankara was following with “concern” events in neighboring Syria.

Mr. Erdogan once again urged  the administration of President Bashar al-Assad to show restraint and not to use force against civilians.

Last night, at least 120 a new group of Syrian refugees, mostly women and children, fleeing the murderous repression in their country have crossed the Turkish border. According to local press, the refugees were accommodated in a tented camp in the province of Hatay, which borders Syria.

Since last March, over 400 Syrians have already found refuge in Turkey.

Since March 15, Syria is kindled by a protest movement against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. According to human rights organizations of human rights, more than 1,200 civilians have been killed since the beginning of the movement. Damascus blames “armed bandits”, supported by “outside forces”.



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