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Turkey continues open border policy for refugees: Official


ISTANBUL-Anadolu Agency

Turkey continues open border policy for refugees: Official

Turkey has denied reports that it has either closed its borders or stopped registering Syrian refugees, officials said here on Aug. 1.

Addressing a news conference in Istanbul, Ramazan Seçilmiş, head of the Combatting Irregular Migration Department at the Directorate-General for Migration Management, said the country was continuing with its open border policy for refugees and there was no question of any forcible deportation.

He said that about 337,000 Syrians had returned to their country voluntarily, after signing an agreement in…



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