ankara - While the European Union the number of a million refugees going around in 2015, Turkey currently employs 2.2 million people who have left their country. That the Turks have allowed most foreigners fled in the world within their borders.
The vast majority come from Syria, two million. The remaining migrants come mainly from Afghanistan and Iraq. Turkey itself has 78 million inhabitants. The 28 member states of the European Union count a little more than half a billion people.
The Turkish government says already 7 billion euros to have spent the refugees. From abroad Ankara received about 436 million euros in aid for this problem, according to Erdogan far too little.
Many of the Syrian refugees leave Turkey after a while again and then try to reach Europe. They have the hope of ending the civil war in their homeland and abandoned in Turkey see no possibilities for a good future.