World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish Health Minister Recep Akdag denied the claims that there was an epidemic in the camps where Syrian citizens had been staying after they fled the violence in their country and crossed in Turkey.
When reporters recalled the claims that epidemic such as cholera and typhoid were seen in the camps, Akdag said that Turkey provided health service to its Syrian guests in the best way.
We attach importance to such an issue, and there is no epidemic situation in the camps like it was claimed, noted Akdag.
According to Turkish Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate (AFAD), there are 87,774 Syrians currently staying in Turkey.
Syrians staying in Turkey are welcomed in Altinozu, Yayladagi, Reyhanli, Apaydin and Karbeyaz towns of the southern province of Hatay, in southern provinces of Sanliurfa (Ceylanpinar), Gaziantep (Islahiye) and Kilis.
AFAD said that Syrian citizens taking shelter in Turkey were provided with lodging, food, health services, security, social activities, education, religious services, translation services and communications.
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They discussed bilateral and regional issues, including the Syrian conflict, the source added.
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