Turkey to set up tent city for up to 80,000 refugees fleeing Aleppo

By REUTERS
December 13, 2016 21:41

Turkey will set up a tent city to accommodate up to 80,000 Syrian refugees fleeing Aleppo, Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek tweeted on Tuesday.


There are currently around 2.7 million Syrians in Turkey, which Simsek described as the country hosting the most refugees in the world.


He did not provide any further details.


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