Almost 30,000 Afghans have arrived in Turkey over the last three months, according to the country’s Interior Minister.

Suleyman Soylu revealed that 29,899 migrants had arrived in Turkey since January, which if trends continue, would exceed the 45,259 who arrived in the whole of 2017.

“In recent months, we are facing a new refugee wave, especially from Afghanistan,” he told the Anadolu news agency.

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