Germany seeking safe zones in Syria near Turkish border

By REUTERS
April 23, 2016 22:16

GAZIANTEP - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she was pushing for the establishment of special security zones in Syria near the border with Turkey where refugees could find shelter.

"I have ... again demanded that we have zones where the ceasefire is particularly enforced and where a significant level of security can be guaranteed," Merkel said in the Turkish city of Gaziantep during a joint news conference with Turkish and EU officials.


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