By Semra Orkan and Berk Ozkan
ISTANBUL (AA) - Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday received the President of Turkish Red Crescent Kerem Kinik and Secretary-General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Jagan Chapagain in Istanbul.
Humanitarian aid activities for refugees, especially Syrians in Turkey and surrounding countries, and work carried out to make Istanbul the logistics base of the humanitarian aid world were discussed, according to the Turkish Communications Directorate.
Erdogan said the IFRC and the international community should provide more effective support to Turkey's voluntary repatriation efforts for Syrians.
And Kinik and Chapagain thanked Erdogan for his humanitarian efforts and for keeping the suffering of refugees on the agenda on every platform.
*Writing by Seda Sevencan