Prime Minister threatens that all Syrians committing crimes will be deported

Via Hurriyet Daily News – “Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has warned that refugees who commit crimes will be deported from Turkey, amid increasing reports of clashes between Syrians and locals in several parts of the country.

“Those who cross the line are punished as deserved before the law. If necessary we will even deport them. No one should doubt that,” Yıldırım told reporters in the capital Ankara on June 5. […] “Everybody should know their place. Those refugees who commit a crime will find themselves outside of our borders,” he said.

[…] Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak, meanwhile, made a call for public tolerance following clashes between different ethnic groups in Ankara’s Yenimahalle district.

“We have seen a social reaction against Syrians lately. Of course, there are some among the 3 million of them who may have committed crime. But the crime rate of Syrians is lower than that of our own citizens,” Kaynak told daily Hürriyet on July 4.

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