Turkey prepares to construct walls along borders with Iraq, Iran

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By PTI|Published: 02nd June 2017 06:30 AM

Turkey prepares to construct walls along borders with Iraq, Iran
Turkey prepares to construct walls along borders with Iraq, Iran

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan states his nation prepares to develop walls along its borders with Iraq and Iran, much like the one presently being put up along the frontier with Syria.

Erdogan stated today that Turkey has actually up until now finished the building of a 650-kilometer (403-mile) stretch of the wall along the 911-kilometer border with Syria.

Turkey started developing the wall in 2014 to increase its security by avoiding seepages of Kurdish militants and Islamic State group fighters in addition to refugees from Syria. Erdogan stated Turkey intends to construct along its whole border with Syria.

He included: “We’ll do the very same along the Iraqi border and in proper locations along the Iranian border.”

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