: Turkey will receive 20 million US dollars to curb the migrant's crisis
Politics10:57 Mar. 29, 2016
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Turkey will receive 20 million US dollars to curb the migrant's crisis

Turkey has become home to nearly 2,7 million refugees due to the ongoing crisis in Syria

U.S. Secretary of State says Turkey will receive 20 million US dollars from his government. John Kerry made the statement during a meeting with the Turkish Foreign Minister. The additional funds are geared to help Turkey deal with the migrant crisis.

John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State: "We respect the fact that Turkey is trying to manage the lives of these refugees. We've committed today for the additional 20 million dollars specifically to our ongoing more than five billion that the American people have contributed to the effort to deal with this refugee crisis."

Since the outbreak of the Syrian conflict Turkey has become a host nation to nearly 2,7 million migrants. European Union has already pledged about 6 billion euro to support Turkey in dealing with the influx of refugees.

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