Turkish migration official says country has more than 113,000 Syrians who could vote in Turkish elections.
Written by News Room on May 19, 2022
A Turkish migration official said the country now has more than 113,000 Syrians who could vote in Turkish elections.
Director of Compliance and Communication of the Migration Administration of Turkey, Gokce Ok, said in a public debate that a total of 200,950 Syrians were granted Turkish citizenship.
According to him, about 113,654 of them are over the age of 18 and have the right to cast their ballots in Turkey’s elections.
The migration authorities said Turkey hosted the highest number of Syrian refugees in the world.
The official said there are three million seven hundred sixty-three thousand, two hundred eleven Syrians under temporary protection status, explaining that they had been given this status on the prediction that they would return to their homeland.