Turkey leads in help to Syrian refugees

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Turkey has taken in more Syrian refugees than anyone else so far.

So how is life for refugees there and why are Syrians fleeing there? CCTV’s Michal Bardavid reports.

Syrian refugees: A view from Turkey

Turkey has taken in more Syrian refugees than anyone else. So how is life for refugees there and why are Syrians fleeing there? CCTV's Michal Bardavid reports.

More details:

  • The Syrian conflict is Europe’s worst human tragedy since World War II, that’s according to Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.
  • In Turkey the government has built 22 camps, provided education for over 250,000 children and according to the Foreign Minister has spent over 7 billion dollars so far.