TR Monitor

VISITS BY SYRIANS DURING THE RAMADAN HOLIDAY TO BE LIMITED

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The first steps to limit refugees will be taken during the Ramadan Holiday. A limit is on being proposed for refugees to go to safe areas during Ramadan and Feast of Sacrifice Holidays, according to Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu. “We will limit their visits to their countries,” Soylu said.

While the government defended its Syrian refugee policy based on ‘the protection of oppressed, the existence of Syrians didn’t disturb Turkish citizens at the beginning. However, citizens’ opinion about Syrians, who are considered temporary, and guests has changed after they became permanent in Turkey, formed neighborho­ods, and occasional tensions in these neighborho­ods as well as due to the economic crisis have led to issues.

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