Last minute: Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu talked about 2 new applications to be implemented from now on. Soylu said, “We oblige taxi drivers to check the foreign travel permit documents of foreign passengers. No one should act as an intermediary in the transportation of illegal immigrants from the province.” Soylu also stated that the tarpaulins of the truck boxes will be cut and a camera system will be installed in the truck parks in order to prevent illegal passengers from being admitted.
Recently, images of the moments when many illegal immigrants jumped out of trucks in some provinces of Turkey came to the fore. In his speech at the Migration Board Meeting held at Golbasi Provinces House, Minister of Interior Suleyman Soylu gave information about the new application to be made regarding taxis and trucks.
Obligation to Chech the travel Permission
Minister Soylu said, “We oblige taxi drivers to check the foreign travel permit documents of foreign passengers. No one should act as an intermediary in the transportation of illegal immigrants from the province.”
Cameras Installed in Truck Parks
Minister Soylu also mentioned another application that will be implemented and said, “We are cutting the tarpaulins of the truck crates and placing camera systems in the truck parks as a precaution for illegal passengers to enter.”
The relevant section from the statements of Interior Minister Soylu is as follows: “In case foreign passengers are transported out of the province by taxi, we oblige taxi drivers to check foreign passengers’ out-of-provincial travel permits. We must act as an intermediary in the transport of illegal immigrants from one province to another, we have to impose both judicial and administrative fines. they may have said.
Combating Immigrant Smuggling
As a precaution, we cut the tarpaulins of the trucks and installed a camera system in the truck parks, and we take other security measures to prevent illegal passengers from being let in. Here it is transported in the trunks of some trucks. They cut the tarpaulin, got in, I don’t know. they say. We bring a related measure under the heading of combating migrant smuggling.”