A wall stops people – level 1

03-08-2021 07:00

Turkey builds a wall on its border with Iran. The wall is 65 kilometers long.

It will stop people who come from Afghanistan. Afghan people do not want to live in their country. They are afraid of the Taliban. The Taliban is a dangerous religious group.

Turkey stops 105,000 Afghan people last year. The number is already 55,000 this year. NATO soldiers leave Afghanistan this year. Turkey is afraid that more people will want to leave Afghanistan.

3.7 million refugees from Syria are in Turkey. Turkey must stop the Afghan people. Turkey cannot look after more refugees. Most refugees want to get to Europe.

Difficult words: religious (connected to a god), NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization which is a group of many countries that want to protect each other), soldier (a person who fights for a country or a group), refugee (a person who leaves his country because it is dangerous to live there).

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