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Turkey says it will let refugees into Europe

Migrants walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece's Kastanies, in Pazarkule, Turkey, February 28. Refugees in Turkey headed toward European frontiers on Friday after an official declared that borders had been thrown open, a response to the escalating war in Syria where 33 Turkish soldiers were killed by Russian-backed Syrian government troops.   



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Migrants walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece's Kastanies, in Pazarkule, Turkey, February 28. Refugees in Turkey headed toward European frontiers on Friday after an official declared that borders had been thrown open, a response to...more

Migrants walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece's Kastanies, in Pazarkule, Turkey, February 28. Refugees in Turkey headed toward European frontiers on Friday after an official declared that borders had been thrown open, a response to the escalating war in Syria where 33 Turkish soldiers were killed by Russian-backed Syrian government troops. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir
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Migrants walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece's Kastanies, in Pazarkule, Turkey, February 28.     REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

Migrants walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece's Kastanies, in Pazarkule, Turkey, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

Migrants walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece's Kastanies, in Pazarkule, Turkey, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir
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A migrant woman carries a luggage on her head as she walks with a child to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece's Kastanies, in Pazarkule, Turkey, February 28.      REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A migrant woman carries a luggage on her head as she walks with a child to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece's Kastanies, in Pazarkule, Turkey, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A migrant woman carries a luggage on her head as she walks with a child to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece's Kastanies, in Pazarkule, Turkey, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir
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Migrants walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, in Pazarkule, Turkey, February 28.   REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

Migrants walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, in Pazarkule, Turkey, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

Migrants walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, in Pazarkule, Turkey, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir
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A migrant woman walks with children to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28.   REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A migrant woman walks with children to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A migrant woman walks with children to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir
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Migrants react as they walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28.   REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

Migrants react as they walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

Migrants react as they walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir
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Greek soldiers stand guard at the closed Kastanies border crossing with Turkey in the region of Evros, Greece, February 28. Turkey's neighbors Greece and Bulgaria reinforced their borders in response to Ankara's threat to reopen the frontier, shut under an accord that halted the 2015-16 migration crisis when more than a million people crossed into Europe by foot.   

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Greek soldiers stand guard at the closed Kastanies border crossing with Turkey in the region of Evros, Greece, February 28. Turkey's neighbors Greece and Bulgaria reinforced their borders in response to Ankara's threat to reopen the frontier, shut...more

Greek soldiers stand guard at the closed Kastanies border crossing with Turkey in the region of Evros, Greece, February 28. Turkey's neighbors Greece and Bulgaria reinforced their borders in response to Ankara's threat to reopen the frontier, shut under an accord that halted the 2015-16 migration crisis when more than a million people crossed into Europe by foot. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis
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A migrant child reacts as she walks with other migrants to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28.   REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A migrant child reacts as she walks with other migrants to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A migrant child reacts as she walks with other migrants to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir
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A migrant woman wears a protective face mask as she walks with other migrants to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A migrant woman wears a protective face mask as she walks with other migrants to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A migrant woman wears a protective face mask as she walks with other migrants to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir
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A migrant child reacts as migrants walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28.   REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A migrant child reacts as migrants walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A migrant child reacts as migrants walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir
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Migrants try to get on a bus which will take them to the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, February 28. REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan

Migrants try to get on a bus which will take them to the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, February 28. REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan

Migrants try to get on a bus which will take them to the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, February 28. REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan
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Migrants wait for buses for the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, February 28. REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan

Migrants wait for buses for the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, February 28. REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan

Migrants wait for buses for the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, February 28. REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan
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Migrants try to get on a bus which will take them to the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, February 28.   REUTERS/Yagiz Karaha

Migrants try to get on a bus which will take them to the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, February 28. REUTERS/Yagiz Karaha

Migrants try to get on a bus which will take them to the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, February 28. REUTERS/Yagiz Karaha
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Migrants try to get on a bus which will take them to the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, February 28.  REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan

Migrants try to get on a bus which will take them to the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, February 28. REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan

Migrants try to get on a bus which will take them to the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, February 28. REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan
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Migrants try to get on a bus which will take them to the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, February 28.  REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan

Migrants try to get on a bus which will take them to the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, February 28. REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan

Migrants try to get on a bus which will take them to the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, February 28. REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan
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Migrants try to get on a bus which will take them to the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, Turkey, February 28. REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan

Migrants try to get on a bus which will take them to the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, Turkey, February 28. REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan

Migrants try to get on a bus which will take them to the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, Turkey, February 28. REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan
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Migrants try to get on a bus which will take them to the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, Turkey, February 28.   REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan

Migrants try to get on a bus which will take them to the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, Turkey, February 28. REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan

Migrants try to get on a bus which will take them to the Turkish-Greek border, in Istanbul, Turkey, February 28. REUTERS/Yagiz Karahan
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A picture taken from Pazarkule shows a group of migrants waiting on no man's land between Turkey and Greece, February 28.   REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A picture taken from Pazarkule shows a group of migrants waiting on no man's land between Turkey and Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A picture taken from Pazarkule shows a group of migrants waiting on no man's land between Turkey and Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir
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A picture taken from Pazarkule shows a group of migrants waiting on no man's land between Turkey and Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A picture taken from Pazarkule shows a group of migrants waiting on no man's land between Turkey and Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A picture taken from Pazarkule shows a group of migrants waiting on no man's land between Turkey and Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir
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Migrants walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

Migrants walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

Migrants walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir
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A migrant holding a child uses her phone as she walks to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A migrant holding a child uses her phone as she walks to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

A migrant holding a child uses her phone as she walks to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir
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Migrants walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28.  REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

Migrants walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

Migrants walk to Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece, February 28. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir
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