Sunday, June 10, 2018

Turkey completes wall on Syria border, wall along Iran border to be completed in 2019. Turkey seeks to improve border security and combat smuggling and illegal border crossings-Kuwait News Agency

6/9/18, "Turkey builds 711-km [442 miles] wall on Syria border,", Kuwait News Agency, Istanbul

"Turkey has completed the building of a 711-km [442 miles] concrete wall along the border with Syria, according to Turkish Anadolu news agency. 

TOKI, the housing developer, built 564 km (350 miles) of the wall, while the the border provinces built the rest of the wall, TOKI's Chief Argoun Turan was quoted by Anadolu as saying.

Turkey had launched the construction project in 2015 to build an 826-km (513-miles) wall on the Syrian border. 

Meanwhile, TOKI is about to complete the construction of building a 144-km [89 miles] concrete wall along its border with Iran and it is expected to be completed by the winter of 2019, as part of Turkey's measures to increase border security and combat smuggling and illegal border crossings
, Turan stated. (end)"


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