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Turkey: Refugees in Edirne seen heading towards Greece - drone footage

Turkey, Edirne
February 28, 2020 at 08:53 GMT +00:00 · Published

Dozens of refugees were seen walking in a field in Edirne, towards Greece, on Friday.

A senior Turkish official announced on Friday that Ankara will no longer stop refugees from reaching Europe, after 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in Idlib and as the country is facing the possibility of a new wave of refugees.

On Thursday, the governor of Hatay province announced that dozens of Turkish soldiers were killed in an air strike in the Syrian province of Idlib.

Turkey reportedly launched retaliatory strikes against the Syrian Arab Army (SAA).

SAA forces have been trying to retake Idlib from armed groups supported by Turkey.

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Dozens of refugees were seen walking in a field in Edirne, towards Greece, on Friday.

A senior Turkish official announced on Friday that Ankara will no longer stop refugees from reaching Europe, after 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in Idlib and as the country is facing the possibility of a new wave of refugees.

On Thursday, the governor of Hatay province announced that dozens of Turkish soldiers were killed in an air strike in the Syrian province of Idlib.

Turkey reportedly launched retaliatory strikes against the Syrian Arab Army (SAA).

SAA forces have been trying to retake Idlib from armed groups supported by Turkey.

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