U2's Bono sings with Syrian refugee kids in Turkish refugee camp
Bono listens to Syrian refugee children singing at a camp in Turkey's Gaziantep
Bono, the front man of the Irish rock band U2, and a group of U.S. senators, paid a visit to a refugee camp in the southeastern Turkish province of Gaziantep, where they came together with refugee children.
The team visited the hospital and preschool in a camp in Gaziantep’s Nizip district, where Bono sang with children.
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham thanked Turkey for its efforts for the Syrian refugees who fled the war in their country.
Ahead of visiting the tent city in Nizip, Bono was hosted by Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu and his spouse, Sare Davutoğlu.
Delivering a brief speech at the meeting, Bono praised “the Turkish people’s generosity,” while adding that Turkey’s efforts in hosting Syrian refugees presented “a lesson” for the world.
Turkey currently hosts around 3 million migrants, 2.7 million of whom are Syrians, who fled the five-year-old civil war in their country.