Two border gates on the Turkish-Syrian border are expected to open soon, a Turkish official said Tuesday.

Abdullah Erin, the governor of southeastern Sanliurfa province, said the customs gates in the cities of Akcakale and Ceylanpinar will open once peace is restored in the region.

“We are swiftly working […] the construction on the Turkish side has completed,” he said.

“The maintenance and repairs are taking place on the Syrian side,” he added.

Staff who will guard the gates are also being trained.

“The border gates will be opened to both humanitarian aid and commercial transactions in a

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