EU urges Turkey to allow refugees to cross border

  • EU officials have called upon Turkey to allow entry to thousands of Syrian refugee who are fleeing war. According to media reports, thousands of refugees are trapped on Turkey’s border at Kilis. Federica Mogherini, chief of the EU foreign policy, commented that there was a moral, if not legal, duty to provide protection to the Syrian refugees. Meanwhile, Turkey has said that there is no need to permit the refugees to cross as they are receiving food and shelter inside Syria