Turkey considers setting up buffer zone inside Syria.

By bne IntelliNews March 16, 2012
Deputy PM Besir Atalay told local TV channel NTV yesterday (Mar 15) that Turkey might consider setting up a buffer zone inside Syria (as it previously set up along the Iraq border during the Gulf War of 1990s) after Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Selcuk Unal, announced that a thousand Syrian refugees crossed the border in the last 24 hours. According to Reuters, the total number of Syrian refugees in Turkey is currently estimated at 14,700 and Turkish government plans to expand the capacity of refugee camps to 45,000.

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