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'Turkey provided over $10M for Rohingya refugees'
'Turkey provided over $10M for Rohingya refugees'

Ankara continues to offer humanitarian aid for Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh, says head of state-run disaster relief agency

World Bulletin / News Desk

Since the beginning of the current crisis last Aug. 25, Turkey has provided more than $10 million in humanitarian aid to Rohingya refugees in southeastern Bangladesh, the head of a Turkish state-run disaster relief agency said Thursday.

"Turkey, along with all official institutions, distributed more than $10 million" to the Rohingya camps in Bangladesh, Mehmet Gulluoglu, the head of Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), told Anadolu Agency.

"We told Bangladesh authorities that we are ready to do more, to cooperate to help needy people along with local Bangladeshis and Rohingya refugees," he said. 


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