Turkey Evacuates Syrian Refugees Camps In Gaziantep

Agencies (Qasioun) – The General department for Immigration in Turkey decided to evacuate 3 camps for Syrian refugees in Gaziantep provinces and moved them to other camps close to the bordering lines.


Turkish media sources said that immigration department sent instructions to 3 camps near Gaziantep and one in Mardin to evacuate 24,180 Syrian refugees and move them to camps in Kilis, Urfa and Hatay cities near the Syrian-Turkish borders.


The website said that moving the refugees came as a respond for the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan who said during his speech in Gaziantep "we aim to secure all the Syrian lands after the elections and return our guests to their homeland".


Number of Syrian refugees in Turkey reached more than 3.5 million Syrian refugees, according to statics released by Turkish Interior ministry last 18 July.