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Turkey's Erdogan threatens to send Syrian refugees to Europe

Reuters , Thursday 10 Oct 2019
Turkish President Erdogan delivers a speech during AK Party's extended meeting of provincial heads at AK Party headquarters in Ankara on Thursday (AFP)
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President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday Ankara will send the 3.6 million Syrian refugees in Turkey to Europe if European countries label the country's military incursion in Syria as an occupation.

"We will open the gates and send 3.6 million refugees your way," Erdogan said in speech to lawmakers from his AK Party.

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