Syrian refugees express scepticism over ceasefire

Many of the refugees believed once the 2011 Syrian Revolution concluded it would usher in democracy, freedom and an end to the Assad regime.

Photo by: Reuters
Photo by: Reuters

An internally displaced Syrian girl with an amputated leg checks her phone at the Bab Al-Salam refugee camp, near the Syrian-Turkish border, northern Aleppo province, Syria January 19, 2017.

The Astana talks for an end to the Syrian war have received a mixed reaction from refugees on the Syria-Turkey border. 

Many of them had hoped for an end to the violence, not just a reduction.

TRT World's Kilmeny Duchardt brings us this report from Turkey's Gaziantep.