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"I want to share my experiences here and be useful to people," Faris told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday.
"This generation needs to focus on space… There are science and research centers in Turkey. I hope that Turkey will reach a better level in this area," he added.
He revealed that he received invitations from some other countries to carry out scientific work but he called Turkey his second homeland. "The breath I take here is the same breath I take in Syria."
Faris reminded that he was among three cosmonauts, who were sent to space, through Russian spacecraft Soyuz in 1987.
Syria has been locked in a vicious civil war since 2011, when the Bashar al-Assad regime cracked down on pro-democracy protests with unexpected ferocity. Since then, hundreds of thousands of people have been killed in the conflict, according to the UN.
According to official statistics, Turkey currently hosts more than 3.4 million Syrians who have fled north since the beginning of the civil war.
Ankara calculates that it has spent at least $30 billion sheltering and providing for these guests.
Turkish, South Korean firms collaborate to assess and test 5G network technology in 2018 in Turkey
The attack is the first major incident made public in which a new breed of hackers took over a large numbers of websites to effectively create currencies like bitcoin which are generated by using computing power.
'Khalifa Sat' is first satellite to be fully manufactured by Emirati engineers
Entrepreneurs who succeed in Clean Innovation Program will be supported by $3M fund: Turkish Scientific Council head
The country's first orbital launch of 2018 came after a similar liftoff from the cosmodrome in eastern Russia ended in embarrassment, with officials losing contact with a string of satellites last November.
Both companies beat Wall Street revenue expectations for fiscal quarters ending December 31
Line said its new business would "provide a variety of financial services, including a place to exchange and transact virtual currencies, loans, and insurance."
New study finds Americans spent an average of eight days more at home in 2012 than in 2003
EU figures show IT companies such as Twitter and Facebook removed 70 percent of illegal hate speech
Gersan to install charging stations throughout Turkey following agreement with Tesla Motors Netherlands B.V. last month
Journalists were able to access the service on Sunday and officials confirmed it has been restored.
Computer scholars develop games letting impaired people improve their sight through online games
Project 'Neogene' to study DNA samples from Turkey's Anatolian region
The "growing societal unease" over the intensive use of smartphones by children is "at some point is likely to impact even Apple", they warned.
Such people would be "central" in their social networks, and thus likelier to spread disease-causing germs from one group to another.