Erdogan asks Arab League: ‘How many Syrians did you accept?’

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is holding an urgent cabinet meeting with members of his ruling AK Party, to update them on Operation Peace Spring, the Turkish offensive into northeastern Syria. During the meeting he responded to criticism from the Arab League by asking how many of the four million Syrian refugees its member countries accepted.

Published on Oct 16, 2019


The number of Syrians in Turkey is estimated at over 3.6 million people as of June 2019, and consists mainly of refugees of the Syrian Civil War (

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