Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept.21/ Trend, A.Taghiyeva /
Part of Syrian refugees, who have taken refuge in the Turkish city of Kilis and Hatay, were resettled in the cities of Gaziantep, Sanliurfa and Osmaniye, the Sabah newspaper reported.
The number of refugees in Hatay exceeded 12,000 people, and it was impossible to provide them with good living conditions. Therefore, the Turkish authorities decided to organize additional tent cities in Gaziantep, Sanliurfa and Osmaniye.
In total there are about 84,000 Syrian refugees in Turkey.
Anti-government protests have continued in Syria for a year and half.
According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria is nearing 20,000.
More than 230,000 have become refugees with around three million in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian authorities say they oppose the well-armed militants.
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