UN refugee chief praises Turkey's efforts for Syrian children

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Guterres on Friday said Turkey has exerted great efforts for Syrian children by providing schooling for all in Turkey's refugee camps

UN refugee chief praises Turkey's efforts for Syrian children

World Bulletin/News Desk

UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) Antonio Guterres hailed Turkey for its efforts for Syrian children staying in refugee camps in country's south. 

Guterres and UNICEF Vice President Yoka Brandt held a press conference in Geneva on Friday as number of Syrian children who have taken refuge in neighbouring countries exceeded over one million.

Regarding schooling Syrian children in the refugee camps, Guterres touted Turkey as a model and added: "Even though their languages are not the same, Turkey has made a great effort for that issue. 

"Turkish government has shown a great effort to make sure that all Syrian children in the Turkey's refugee camps attend school."

Güncelleme Tarihi: 23 Ağustos 2013, 18:10
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