Nearly 3 million Syrians registered in Turkey

Türkiye Materials 16 March 2017 02:45 (UTC +04:00)

The biometric data of nearly 3 million Syrian refugees has been registered, the Turkish migration authority said Wednesday, Anadolu reported.

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.