Turkey gives the cold shoulder to US proposal to seal Syria border

December 2015
Journal of Turkish Weekly;12/7/2015, p1
The aticle discusses difficulties and potential complications of Turkey's move to close the border with Syria. According to Ahmet Davutoðlu, Prime Minister of Turkey, it is very difficult to protect border on the other side of which there is no political authority. He said that the government has moral responsibility along its 911-kilometer-long border and it is accepting refugees. It is noted that Turkey has started building walls on the border and increased border patrols.


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