Turkey at capacity as refugees flee Russian bombardment of Aleppo

February 7, 2016 5:58 PM

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With Russian airstrikes intensifying on the Syrian-rebel stronghold of Aleppo, neighboring Turkey said Sunday it is at capacity to absorb refugees flooding into the country.

Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus told CNN-Turk television that Turkey, which is hosting 2.5 million Syrians, will continue to let in refugees fleeing the war in Syria. But the border gate at Oncupinar, opposite the Bab-al-Salameh crossing in Syria, remained closed as tens of thousands of Syrian...

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