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Turkey says it won’t leave Syrian refugees to die

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WAY OUT. A refugee holds his baby during a demonstration at Istanbul’s Esenler Bus Terminal. Many of the refugees seek to leave Turkey, have been living in the country for months, sometimes years, after fleeing the bloody civil war in Syria. File photo by Ovan Kose/AFP
‘These people have nowhere else to go. Either they will die beneath the bombings… or we will open our borders’

ONCUPINAR, Turkey (Feb. 8, 2016) — Turkey said on Sunday, February 7, it would not abandon thousands of Syrians stranded on its border after fleeing a major Russian-backed regime offensive, as aid agencies warned of a “desperate” situation.

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