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The edorganom offers to give Syrian refugees citizenship

Эдорган предлагает давать сирийским беженцам гражданствоTurkey’s President wants to give citizenship to refugees from Syria.

The Turkish authorities are ready to provide an opportunity for living in the country for Syrian refugees to Turkish citizenship, media reported citing a statement by the President of the country Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

“Today I have good news for our brothers and sisters in here. Among them there are willing to obtain citizenship of the Turkish Republic. Our Ministry of internal Affairs is working in this direction. Turkey and your home, too,” Erdogan said during a speech in neighboring Syria, the town of Kilis in Southeast Turkey.

According to the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet, the provision of citizenship to Syrian refugees will be specially created by the Ministry offices. The newspaper also reports that on the territory of Turkey is home to about 2.7 million refugees from Syria.

As the Financial Times, comments of the Turkish leader to raise questions in the context of migration deals with the European Union, which Ankara agreed to stop the flow of refugees illegally entering the EU through Turkey, in return for certain concessions from Brussels, including the abolition of the visa regime for Turkish citizens.

Intentions of Erdogan will be controversial and perceived political opponents of the President and citizens of the country, adds the FT.

Since the beginning of the Syrian conflict in 2011, according to the UN, has killed 250 thousand people and over 10 million were forced to leave their homes.

The conflict has forced more than 4 million people (one sixth of the population of Syria) to seek refuge in other countries.
The UN has called the situation of Syrian refugees, the largest migration crisis in the last 25 years.

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