International pressures elicit Turkish pushback

By: Regina Wright ~Staff Writer~ At a press conference on Wednesday, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu called the U.N. Security Council and the international community “two-faced” for their growing pressures on Turkey to accept more Syrian refugees, while ignoring the Russian presence in Syria. Since the outbreak of the Syrian crisis in 2011, millions have been displaced and fled their country, while hundreds of thousands have been killed. Turkey was declared a temporary protection regime, ensuring non-refoulement and assistance in 22 refugee camps in their country and across the Syrian border. Turkey is the country with the world’s largest refugee … Continue reading International pressures elicit Turkish pushback