Kinik: “Refugees are the 21st Biggest State in the World”

30/11/2016 Paylaş:   

Conflicts in southern neighbors of Turkey and concomitant immigration mobility were addressed in International Conference on Migration and Human Security. Having attended the said conference President of Turkish Red Crescent, Dr. Kerem Kinik said: “Today, there are about 65,5 million refugees who were forced to abandon their countries, lands and homes around the world. If these refugees were to be a state, then they would the 21st biggest state in the world”.
 
“Today, there are about 65,5 million refugees who were forced to abandon their countries, lands and homes around the world. If these refugees were to be a state, then they would the 21st biggest state in the World. This fact is what we are facing today. We are talking about 230 millions of immigrants” said Kinik and mentioned that many of these immigrants had abandoned their countries due to social, economic or climatic reasons.
 
Kinik also told that they were against the world order that secures their own nation with nuclear weapons and missiles yet disregard security of the civilian in engagement areas. Expressing Turkey’s stance against current order, Kinik concluded: “Turkey is the last conscience island of humanity”.