The Turkish government fears that fierce fighting in Syria’s Aleppo province will prompt a fresh influx of 600,000 refugees arriving at its border in a “worst case scenario”, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said Monday.

“The worst-case scenario that could happen in this region in the short term would be a new influx of 600,000 refugees at the Turkish frontier,” Kurtulmus told journalists following a cabinet meeting.

 

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Rhonda Toler
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Rhonda Toler

Refugees or fighters fleeing the bombs, or a mix?

Paenga Howes
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Paenga Howes

more like militants returning with their tails between their legs