A ban on the entry of the Syrian to the Izmir city in Turkey

A ban on the entry of the Syrian to the Izmir city in Turkeyimage

14 Aug 2015

A governor of the city, “Izmir” western Turkey issued decree banning the entry of Syrian to the city after that the number of Syrian refugees increased to 500 thousand, adding that the Syrian refugees made from Izmir center for them to move to the Greek islands and from there to Europe, after they left their homes because of the war in their country.

“Milliyet” Turkish newspaper, said Thursday that police and gendarmerie forces began to inspect all the cars which inter Izmir, and prevent the entry of Syrian refugees to the city, whatever the reasons, in accordance with the instructions contained them from the governor’s office, with the prosecution of human trafficking traders who are seeking financial resources, and putting the lives of Syrians at risk in the Aegean sea.

The newspaper added that the official information received from the presidency of the General Directorate of the Department of Immigration and the Presidency of Disaster Management and Emergency (AFAD) – of the Turkish prime minister, confirmed that the number of Syrian refugees in Izmir reached 68 thousand and 700 refugees, while unofficial figures confirm that their numbers reached 500 thousand refugees.