Turkish president: Turkey taught world 'lesson in humanity' by hosting 2 million refugees

October 4, 2015 3:17 PM

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ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey's president says his country has taught Europe and the world a lesson on humanity by hosting 2 million refugees from Syria and Iraq.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday accused European nations of "confining refugees into the depth of the Mediterranean" in a reference to refugees who drown while trying to reach Europe.

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