Turkish coast guards rescue asylum seekers in Aegean

Turkish coast guards rescued asylum seekers.

Asylum seekers including women and children, who were pushed back by Greek forces into Turkish territorial waters.

In a rescue operation, the Turkish Coast Guard rescued 57 asylum seekers, who set off for the Greek island of Lesbos, in the Aegean off the coast of Ayvalik in the Balikesir province.

Turkey hosts nearly four million Syrians, more than any other country in the world.

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