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Refugees in fear as sentiment turns against them in Turkey

Bowling Green Daily News 25 Sep 2021
Refugees fleeing the long conflict in Syria once were welcomed in neighboring Turkey with open arms, sympathy and compassion for fellow Muslims ... Turkey hosts the world's largest refugee population, and many experts say that has come at a cost ... On a recent visit to Turkey, United ...
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Egyptian, Syrian foreign ministers have first meeting in 10 years in New York

Anadolu Agency 25 Sep 2021
According to the UN Refugee Agency, 6.6 million Syrians have been forced to leave the country in the past decade. Turkey alone hosts approximately 3.7 million Syrians -- more than any other country in the world ... .
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Farewell, Angela Merkel. You were once the ‘leader of the free world.’

Gulf News 25 Sep 2021
Berlin ... “Tschuss Mutti,” the billboard reads. “Bye, bye, Mommy.” ... Read more ... Take Europe ... In 2016, for example, the chancellor spearheaded a deal with Turkey to take in refugees ... But it’s hardly a sustainable solution, neither for Turkey - where economic difficulties and growing numbers of refugees threaten to destabilise the country - nor for Europe ... .
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Erdogan voices unhappiness over relations with US

The Arab Weekly 24 Sep 2021
“Where are these refugees going to go now? It is unthinkable for Turkey to open its doors and accept them,” said Erdogan. Erdogan has repeatedly pointed out that Turkey already is home to some five million migrants and refugees, including around 3.7 million from Syria and some 420,000 Afghans.
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Erdogan says relations with Biden off to poor start

Dawn 24 Sep 2021
“Where are these refugees going to go now? It is unthinkable for Turkey to open its doors and accept them,” said Erdogan. Erdogan has repeatedly pointed out that Turkey already is home to some five million migrants and refugees — including around 3.7 million from Syria and some 420,000 Afghans.
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Greece seeks cooperation with Turkey: Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Anadolu Agency 24 Sep 2021
... effort to seek cooperation with Turkey.  ... He argued that it is possible to fight new common enemies together by cooperating with Turkey, citing cooperation can be made with Ankara on the climate crisis and refugee issue.
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Turkey-US ties strained after Erdogan’s visit

Press TV 24 Sep 2021
Erdogan’s comments came right after his arrival to Turkey from the US ... surface-to air missiles, which had already created tension between Turkey and the US ... He added that the US cannot expect Turkey to receive Afghan refugees and open its door to them.
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Thousands of Afghans Flee to Iran as Uncertainty Grows Under Taliban

Voa News 24 Sep 2021
He said Afghan migrants and refugees would go to Iran and “some will stay there,” and others would go to Turkey, and from there “they will try to go to Europe.”. Last week, Turkey warned of a new wave of Afghan refugees ... They (Afghan refugees and migrants) sleep on the streets and in front of shops and in garages,” said Mehrab.
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RPT - Hungary Will Not Receive Any Refugees From Afghanistan - Foreign Minster

Urdu Point 24 Sep 2021
In late August, Szijjarto described the developments in Afghanistan as a threat to Hungary given that Afghan refugees might get in the country via Turkey and the southern Balkans.
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UN updates Syria war death toll, says 350,000 'certainly an undercount'

Anadolu Agency 24 Sep 2021
“But it is not – and should not be seen as – a complete number of conflict-related killings in Syria ... According to the UN Refugee Agency, some 6.6 million Syrians have been forced to leave the country over the past decade. Turkey alone hosts approximately 3.7 million of these people – more than any other country in the world. .
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Turkey builds a wall to keep out Afghan refugees

Sandhills Express 23 Sep 2021
Turkey beefs up border security as refugees flee Afghanistan. Van, Turkey — Some of the refugees fleeing the Taliban’s brutality in Afghanistan are taking an arduous route across neighboring Iran to try and cross into Turkey ... Afghan refugees seek asylum in Europe ... have said they will take 20,000 refugees each.
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New Greek camp pushes refugees out of sight

Al Jazeera 23 Sep 2021
Since March last year, Turkey has refused to readmit refugees whose asylum applications have been rejected in the EU. This runs counter to its obligations under an agreement struck with the bloc in 2016, and has led to unrest on Greece’s eastern Aegean islands, which are the main entry point for refugees coming from Turkey.
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Turkey's Erdogan says relations with Biden off to poor start

The New Arab 23 Sep 2021
"Where are these refugees going to go now? It is unthinkable for Turkey to open its doors and accept them," said Erdogan. Erdogan has repeatedly pointed out that Turkey already is home to some five million migrants and refugees - including around 3.7 million from Syria and some 420,000 Afghans.
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UNHCR Turkey Operational Update, July-August 2021

Reliefweb 23 Sep 2021
Refugees and ... Over 98% of Syrian refugees live across Turkey in 81 provinces, while 1.5% are hosted in seven temporary accommodation centres managed by DGMM.
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The Latest: Kenya’s president outlines his UN priorities

Federal News Radio 23 Sep 2021
Turkey hosts the world’s largest refugee population – some 4 million, mostly Syrians – and has warned that it cannot accept any more arrivals from Afghanistan ... to welcome any more Afghan refugees in Turkey,” Erdogan said in a preview of a CBS interview due to be broadcast Sunday.
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