Coordination meeting on Syria takes place in Ankara

Atalay underlined that the "Coordination Meeting on Syria" took place every two weeks in order to evaluate the present situation of the camps where Syrians stay in Turkey.

Coordination meeting on Syria takes place in Ankara

World Bulletin / News Desk

A "Coordination Meeting on Syria" took place in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Besir Atalay.

Speaking to reporters prior to the meeting, Besir Atalay underlined that the "Coordination Meeting on Syria" took place every two weeks in order to evaluate the present situation of the camps where Syrians stay in Turkey.

"The number of Syrians staying in Turkish camps are 185,585. There are around 100,000 Syrians staying in Turkey out of the camps," Atalay noted.

"Coordination for Syrians staying in Turkey are good," Atalay said.

"We provide educational, health, infrastructure and religious services in the camps as if we were administering cities," Atalay emphasized.

"Our greatest sensitivity has to do with children. We are making efforts so that Syrian children at school age can receive education and not lose a year," Atalay stressed.

"There are around 5,000 Turkish officials helping the Syrians in Turkish camps," Atalay also said.

Last Mod: 05 Mart 2013, 13:30
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