Nearly 3 million Syrians registered in Turkey
Biometric registration gives refugees right to work
By Orhan Onur Gemici
The biometric data of nearly 3 million Syrian refugees has been registered, the Turkish migration authority said Wednesday.
The Directorate General of Migration Management tweeted that 2,957,454 Syrians living in Turkey had been registered, giving them the right to work in Turkey.
Last month, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said nearly 3.5 million refugees were currently living in the country.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.