Turkey ends open-door policy and moves to close remaining border gates with Syria

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After maintaining an open-door policy throughout the four-year conflict in neighboring Syria, Turkey has moved this month to close the two remaining border gates between the countries, shutting out displaced Syrian refugees amid fears of a potential terrorist attack. The Oncupinar and Cilvegozu border gates in Hatay Province were initially closed on More...

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