Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan.15 / Trend A.Taghiyeva/
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan intends to visit the camp of Syrian refugees in the province of Gaziantep, Anadolu agency reported today.
During a visit to Gaziantep, Erdogan has acquainted with the living conditions of Syrian refugees. Earlier, Erdogan visited a refugee camp in the province of Sanliurfa.
According to the minister, there are 153,000 refugees from Syria in Turkey, who are accommodated in 13 camps in seven provinces of the country.
Syrian refugees in Turkey are mainly in the provinces of Sanliurfa, Hatay and Gaziantep.
Besides Turkey, there are Syrian refugees in the neighboring Arab countries - Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan.
Anti-government protests have continued in Syria for more than a year and half. According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria exceeds 60,000.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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