Turkey builds 35-km wall on Syrian border
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 24
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkey has built a 35-km wall in Hatay province on the border with Syria for enhancing its security, Anadolu agency reported Feb. 24.
Turkey is expected to build another 40-km wall on the border with Syria by late 2016.
Earlier, following the terrorist attack in Ankara, Turkey closed down one of the checkpoints on the border with this country.
A terror attack was committed in Ankara Feb. 17 near the buildings of the Turkish parliament, the general staff and a military dorm in the city.
Commenting on the explosion Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said the explosion killed 28 and injured 61. Reports suggest that a car bomb was detonated.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said that the Syrian wing of Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) - Syrian Kurdish Peoples Protection Units (YPG) stands behind the terrorist attack in Ankara.
Edited by SI
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