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Syrian Interior Ministry calls on refugees to return home

Politics Materials 25 January 2013 11:14
Syrian Interior Ministry calls on Syrian refugees to return back to the country, Syrian State News Agency SANA reported on Friday.
Syrian Interior Ministry calls on refugees to return home

Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan.25 / Trend, R.Hafizoglu /

Syrian Interior Ministry calls on Syrian refugees to return back to the country, Syrian State News Agency SANA reported on Friday.

According to the report, the Interior Ministry intends to establish all necessary conditions for the return of these citizens to the country.

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.

According to the Office for the Prevention and Emergency Management (AFAD), the number of Syrian refugees in Turkey has reached 105,000 people.

Besides Turkey, there are Syrian refugees in the neighboring Arab countries - Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan.

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