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Middle East Turkey: Reaching limits but will keep taking in refugees

Up to 35,000 Syrians have massed on the Turkish border, which has been closed for three days, authorities say, and a possible siege of the major city of Aleppo could send thousands more in the coming days.

Turkey has reached the end of its "capacity to absorb" refugees but will continue to take them in, the deputy premier said Sunday, as his country faced mounting pressure to open its border to tens of thousands of Syrians who have fled a government onslaught.

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