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Turkish lira becomes the currency of choice in northern Syria

Syrians take on the Turkish lira as the value of their pound plummets.

Syrians living in the opposition-held northwest Idlib province are switching currencies because the value of their pound is plummeting.

Many are now using the Turkish lira as Syria’s economy continues to be hit by setbacks.


Al Jazeera’s Sinem Koseoglu reports from Istanbul, Turkey.