Turkey builds a wall at its border with Iran

Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 21 August 2015 at 07:50:06 UTC
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 08 October 2021 at 07:48:21 UTC
Author(s): Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France - svp@visioterra.fr
Keyword(s): Border, frontiers, wall, refugees, immigration, Turkey, Iran
Fig. 1 - S2 (08.10.2021) - Many of the thousands of Afghans fleeing the Taliban are making their way to Turkey's doorstep.
Fig. 2 - S2 (08.10.2021) - S-E Turkey - In the far east of Turkey, titanic construction sites stretch on the edge of mountain roads criss-crossing the ridge line.
Fig. 3 - S2 (08.10.2021) - On the other side of the wall, 15 000 migrants, mostly Afghans, are said to be already trapped by the wall along the 534 km border.
Fig. 4 - S2 (08.10.2021) - N-E Turkey - It stands on one of the routes of their flight to the West, through Iran to Turkey, sometimes to the EU.