EESC views on refugees in Turkey

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Migrants on their way to European Union countries, passing through Belgrade, Serbia, 16 May 2016.

EESC views on refugees in Turkey


The Brussels-based European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) published a report outlining 13 recommendations to address the immigration and asylum situation in Turkey. The report, which was released on May 25, was drafted following a three-day mission to Turkey in March.

According to the report, irregular crossing will not stop as long as the war in Syria continues. Protecting persons seeking protection in Turkey and elsewhere is a key concern that would benefit from a rights-based EU app...


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