08 October 2019

Turkey offers safe zone for 3M Syrians

The safe zone as proposed by Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the United Nations General Assembly comprises an area that could provide living space for some 3 million Syrians.

The area described by President Erdogan extends parallel to Turkey’s border with Syria for about 300 miles. The Turkish-controlled safe zone comprises Jarabulus, Manbij, Ayn al-Arab (Kobane), Tell Abyad, Suluk, Ras al-Ayn, al-Darbasiyah, Amuda, Qamishli, and al-Malikiyah.