While the European Union celebrated Turkey’s election results on Sunday as a victory for democracy, the nearly two million Syrian refugees living in the country may not have been greeting it with such good cheer.

In a shock result, the ruling Justice and Development (AKP) party, led by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, lost its parliamentary majority but remains the largest party and will now seek to form a coalition.

Turkey has spent up to $6 billion on Syrian refugees


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