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United Nations warns Turkey against calling buffer a 'safe zone'| Reuters

Jul 29, 2015    

UNITED NATIONS United Nations aid chief Stephen O'Brien warned Turkey on Tuesday against calling its planned buffer in northern Syria "a safe zone" unless there is a guarantee of protection for civilians who are likely to flood the area for help. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said earlier that a "secure zone" would pave the way for the return of 1.7 million Syria refugees currently sheltering in Turkey after fleeing their country's four-year civil war."What you don't want to do is call something a safe zone, people flee to it, but it hasn't got sufficient protectio...

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