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    Turkish Prime Minister Says 2.7 Million Syrian Refugees in Country

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    Turkish Prime Minster Ahmet Davutoglu on Tuesday said there are 2.7 million Syrian refugees in Turkey.

    STRASBOURG (Sputnik) – The Turkish prime minister said that Ankara has spent more than $10 billion in supporting the refugees in the country.

    “At the current time 2.7 million Syrian brothers and sisters are living with us now, and another 300 Iraqis and citizens of other countries,” Davutoglu said during a speech before the Parliament Assembly of the Council of Europe.


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