6/9/18, "Turkey builds 711-km [442 miles] wall on Syria border," menafn.com, Kuwait News Agency, Istanbul
has completed the building of a 711-km [442 miles] concrete wall along the border
with Syria, according to Turkish Anadolu news agency.
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)"