Angelina Jolie
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Jolie visits refugess in 2006
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Angelina Jolie to visit Syrian refugees

Turkey says famous Hollywood actress wishes to visit Syrian refugees who fled there after crackdown

Turkey says Wednesday that actress Angelina Jolie wants to visit Syrian refugees who have fled violence and are camped out on the Turkish side of the border.


Foreign Ministry spokesman Selcuk Unal said Wednesday that an application to visit the refugees has been made on behalf of the Hollywood celebrity and goodwill ambassador for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.


Unal says the application is being assessed.

Refugee camp along the Turkish border (Photo: AP) 


Turkey says more than 8,500 Syrians have fled to Turkey to escape a crackdown on an anti-government uprising.


In April, Jolie traveled to Tunisia during its refugee crisis as thousands fled from its war-torn neighbor, Libya.



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