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Afghanistan turmoil

Turkey cannot take new refugee burden, foreign minister says

Already hosts 3.7 million Syrian refugees in addition to around 300,000 Afghans

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu meets with his German counterpart Heiko Maas in Antalya, Turkey Aug. 29.   © Reuters

ISTANBUL (Reuters) -- Turkey cannot take the burden of a new migrant wave from Afghanistan, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday after talks with his German counterpart, as concerns about a new migrant wave remain after the Taliban's taking of power.

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