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Turkish Government Memorandum Regarding The Syrian Essay

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TO: Osman Güneş, Deputy Minister of the Interior, Government of Turkey FROM: Tolgahan Pınarsayha, Political Advisor to the Government of Turkey DATE: 10/3/2012
SUBJECT: Addressing the Syrian Refugee Crisis


The Turkish Government has spent over $300 million providing for refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria [1]. As a neighboring country with important links to Syria through culture and religion alongside being a democratic country that recognizes international laws regarding refugees, Turkey has an obligation to continue to admit civilians from Syria into its southern provinces. By analyzing Turkey’s political ideals, its adherence to international laws and its ties to Syria and the Islamic world, I emphasize the Government’s duty towards addressing the refugee crisis above any other related issue (as will be further discussed) in this report.

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