Qa-14, 28 Febuary 2020, Statement Of The Spokesperson Of The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Hami Aksoy, In Response To A Question Regarding Migrants And Asylum Seekers In Turkey

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 28.02.2020

Latest developments in Idlib, which resulted in the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people, further increased the migration pressure on Turkey. These developments are followed by our nation and international public opinion and also deeply affect the asylum seekers and migrants in Turkey.

In this respect, some asylum seekers and migrants in Turkey, who were concerned with these developments, started to move towards our Western borders. If the situation exacerbates, this risk will further increase.

As the world’s largest refugee hosting country, there is no change in Turkey’s policy towards refugees and asylum seekers.

Atatürk

Monday - Friday

09:00 - 12:30 / 14:00 - 17:00

1/1/2021 1/1/2021 New Year's Day
3/17/2021 3/17/2021 St Patrick's Day
4/5/2021 4/5/2021 Easter Monday
5/3/2021 5/3/2021 May Bank Holiday
5/13/2021 5/13/2021 Eid al-Fitr
6/7/2021 6/7/2021 June Bank Holiday
7/20/2021 7/20/2021 Eid al-Adha
8/2/2021 8/2/2021 August Bank Holiday
10/25/2021 10/25/2021 October Bank Holiday
10/29/2021 10/29/2021 Turkish Republic Day
12/24/2021 12/24/2021 Christmas Eve