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  סיון 8, 5771 , 10/06/11

Report: 2,400 Flee Syria

More than 2,400 Syrians fled to Turkey to escape a feared army crackdown, according to officials cited Thursday by Reuters. Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu used that figure while talking to reporters at a summit in Abu Dhabi. He added that it was time for Syria to act "more decisively" on reforms proposed by its leader Bashar Assad.

Speaking on Turkish radio, Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan ."Syria is causing concern for us." He continued, "We will always keep our doors open to our Syrian brothers and sisters."

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