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Turkey builds new wall along Syria border

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Text by HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS

Latest update : 2014-01-02

Turkey is building a four-meter high wall along part of its border with Syria to try to stop people from illegally bypassing its checkpoints.

The construction in the Karkamış district of southeastern province of Gaziantep will continue for some time, officials said. The wall will span just a fraction of the 900-kilometer border, but highlights Ankara’s growing concern about the spillover of violence from northern Syria.

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Date created : 2014-01-02

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