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Migrant Crisis: Turkey Says No Deal Done On EU Action Plan

Europe section 16 October 2015 Thousands have made the perilous journey from Turkey to the Greek islands. Brand Merkel under pressure by migrants. Why Turkey matters in the migrant crisis. Turkish officials have stressed that a plan agreed by EU officials for joint action with Turkey on the migrant crisis has not been finalised. The leaders agreed to speed up visa liberalisation talks for Turks if Turkey stems the influx. They also promised to “re-energise” talks on Turkey joining the EU and to consider more aid. However, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Feridun Sinirlioglu said the agreement was still a draft. He …continue reading