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Turkey says it won’t be ‘waiting room’ for Afghan refugees

Gulf News 04 Aug 2021
The number of people eligible for that programme is limited, however, and Turkey fears many more Afghan refugees will reach its borders and remain there ... The European Union recently announced billions of euros in additional financing to support Turkey for hosting refugees under program designed to prevent their migration to Europe.
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When it comes to Afghan refugees, Turkey refuses to be used as ‘waiting room’

Business Day 04 Aug 2021
The number of people eligible for that programme is limited, however, and Turkey fears many more Afghan refugees will reach its borders and remain there ... The EU recently announced billions of euros in additional financing to support Turkey for hosting refugees under a programme designed to prevent their migration to Europe.
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US voices regret about Afghan refugee comments amid diplomatic row

Anadolu Agency 04 Aug 2021
The US walked back on Wednesday remarks from senior officials regarding Afghan refugee flows amid a diplomatic row with Turkey, and voiced regret about the comments ... "We do regret the concerns that statements have raised regarding the potential travel of Afghans to Turkey, and we ...
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Turkey slams ‘irresponsible’ US call on Afghan refugees to travel to third states

Press TV 04 Aug 2021
He argued that the US move would cause a major refugee crisis in the region and add to the suffering of Afghans on migration routes, which Washington specified as Pakistan and Turkey, through Iran ... Bilgic said that Turkey — which he said had hosted the largest number of refugees ...
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Consultancy on Private Sector Mapping & Development of Private Sector Engagement Strategy

Reliefweb 04 Aug 2021
DRC has been operating in Turkey since 2013, running a combination of emergency, livelihoods, and protection programs to ensure better local integration of Syrian refugee populations as one part of a genuinely durable solution to displacement ... b) identify businesses currently supporting refugees/vulnerable host communities in Turkey;.
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Turkey says it won't shoulder new Afghan migration, slams US

Midland Daily News 04 Aug 2021
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s foreign ministry has called the United States “irresponsible” after the Biden administration announced it would expand efforts to assist at-risk Afghan citizens with the major caveat that the adjudication process would take months in a third country ... announcement would trigger a major refugee crisis.
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Turkey says it won’t shoulder new Afghan migration, slams US

Wtop 04 Aug 2021
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s foreign ministry has called the United States “irresponsible” after the Biden administration announced it would expand efforts to assist at-risk Afghan citizens with the major caveat that the adjudication process would take months in a third country ... announcement would trigger a major refugee crisis.
photo: AP / Brendan Smialowski
State Department spokesperson Ned Price speak speaks during a briefing at the State Department, Monday, August 2, 2021, in Washington.
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Turkey slams US statement on planned resettlement of Afghans

Al Jazeera 04 Aug 2021
But the Turkish foreign ministry on Tuesday rejected the reference to Turkey as a migration route for Afghans, adding that the country, already hosting more than four million refugees, would not “undertake a new migration crisis on behalf of a third country” ... influx of refugees.
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Turkey uses Afghan resettlement as bargaining chip with US

The Arab Weekly 04 Aug 2021
Turkey’s foreign ministry said in a statement it rejected a reference to Turkey as a migration route for Afghans and added that Turkey, the world’s leading host for refugees with more than 4 million migrants, would not “undertake a new migration crisis on behalf of a third country” ... A total of 201,437 Afghan migrants were caught in Turkey in 2019.
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Turkey criticises U.S. statement on resettlement of Afghans

Metro USA 04 Aug 2021
Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement it rejected a reference to Turkey as a migration route for Afghans, and added that Turkey – the world’s leading host for refugees with more than 4 million migrants – would not “undertake a new migration crisis on behalf of a third country”.
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Verification Team Member-IDLEB - Syria

Reliefweb 04 Aug 2021
GOAL has two projects (ECHO funded LINK and PRM funded GREEN) in Turkey, LINK program targets refugees from nomadic / semi-nomadic backgrounds and those engaged in seasonal agricultural labor ... under the provisions of Temporary and International Protection regulations in Turkey.
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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – Aug 4, 2021

Anadolu Agency 04 Aug 2021
Turkey will not accept the “irresponsible decision taken by the US” regarding Afghan refugees, a spokesperson for the Turkish Foreign Ministry said Tuesday. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Tanju Bilgic said that Turkey, which has hosted the largest number of refugees in ...
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Rohingya students in Turkey help victims in fire-hit area

Anadolu Agency 04 Aug 2021
"Turkey never left us [Rohingya] alone when we were in difficult situations ... Turkey is one of the top countries providing humanitarian aids to over 1.2 million Rohingya refugees in southeastern Bangladesh as they fled military brutality and state persecution in Myanmar's western Rakhine state.
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'Germany-Turkey ties extremely close and trusting'

Anadolu Agency 04 Aug 2021
On relations between the EU and Turkey, Schulz said Germany wants to see more strategic cooperation between Ankara and Brussels ... Praising Turkey's hosting of a large amount of refugees from neighboring war-torn Syria, he said the EU decided to provide more additional financial assistance to Turkey for dealing with the issue.
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