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UNHCR Chief Questions EU Refugee Strategy in Turkey

The U.N. refugee agency chief questioned on Monday the European Union's strategy of building more camps in Turkey to stem the flow of refugees into Europe, saying it would be more effective if host countries allowed refugees to work. The EU has pledged at least 1 billion euros ($1.14 billion) for Syrian refugees mostly in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon and says it is willing to give Ankara funds so that Syrians can apply for asylum in Europe directly from camps on Turkish soil. More...

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