Turkish Leader is Hero for Opening Doors to Syrian Refugees

Turkish Leader is Hero for Opening Doors to Syrian Refugees

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Turkey premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan - Photo by ABr-CCTreated to a hero’s welcome, Turkey’s prime minister met Syrian refugees Sunday for the first time since his country opened its doors to tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing their government’s crackdown on a popular uprising.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to defend the rights of the Syrian people, saying they were close to achieving success. He was greeted by joyous Syrians at the largest refugee camp near the border.

 

(READ the AP story in Washington Post)

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