Turkey-EU standoff: Greece blocks refugees stranded in Turkey

As fighting rages on in Syria, the Greek prime minister has warned that any refugees who try to enter the country will be turned back.
Thousands of migrants and refugees are trying to cross from Turkey after Ankara said it would no longer enforce its border.
Al Jazeera’s Natasha Ghoneim reports from Edirne in Turkey, near the border with Greece.

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In This Story: Turkey

Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country located mainly on the Anatolian Peninsula in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeastern Europe.

Istanbul, which straddles Europe and Asia, is the country’s largest city, while Ankara is the capital. The majority of the population identifies as Turkish, around 20% identify as Kurdish.

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