Posted 18.04.2012 08:28:03 UTC
Updated 18.04.2012 08:47:52 UTC
In reply to a question regarding the Syrians fleeing their country, the US State Department said in a written statement that the humanitarian aid which Turkey provides through the Turkish Red Crescent is above the international standards.
The US State Department said further that Turkey’s leadership and the humanitarian aid it delivers to the refugees are highly appreciated.
The statement said also that the US, via international and non-governmental organizations has provided a humanitarian aid of $25 million to the Syrian refugees.