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12.04.2017 - 11: 31

Turkey has built 556-kilometer wall along the border with Syria

Ministry of Defense in Ankara reported on the completion of a three-meter wall, passing through the provinces of Hatay, Kilis, Sanliurfa, Mardin, Şırnak and Gaziantep.

Turkey has completed the construction of the wall length 556 kilometers along the border with Syria, beset by civil war. This Tuesday, April 11, reported the Ministry of Defense in Ankara at the official page on Twitter. According to the data involved in the project construction company Toki, the wall consists of mobile elements that can be transferred to another location.

Wall three meters high covers the southern and south-eastern provinces of Turkey - Hatay, Kilis, Sanliurfa, Mardin, Şırnak and Gaziantep. Wall reinforced with barbed wire and equipped with watchtowers. Total length of the Turkish-Syrian border is about 911 km.

A source: DW

Author: Olga Demidova

Tags: Turkey border, Syria, Construction, Middle East