Turkey’s deputy foreign minister Friday held a phone talk with UN High commissioner for refugees and briefed the organization about the influx of asylum seekers towards Turkey due to the situation in Idlib, Syria.

According to diplomatic sources, Yavuz Selim Kiran said about two million people had been displaced since December 2019 when regime forces mounted the aggression in northern Syria.

Kiran told UN’s Filippo Grandi that Turkey could no longer bear the burden of the migration crisis on its own and the pressure caused asylum seekers residing in Turkey to mobilize towards western and northern territories to cross

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