The influx of migrants from Turkey towards Europe may continue if the situation in Idlib, Syria continues to worsen, Turkey warned on Friday.

“The latest developments in Idlib, which caused hundreds of thousands of people to be displaced, have further increased the current migration pressure on our country. These developments are followed by our people and the world, and also affect the refugees and migrants in our country,” the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The ministry said refugees in Turkey concerned by the latest developments have begun flocking towards Turkey’s western borders, towards Europe.

“The risk will continue

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