EU leaders postpone deal with Turkey until next week

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Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, European council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker arrive for a news conference at the end of an extraordinary summit of European Union leaders with Turkey in Brussels, Belgium, 08 March 2016.

EU leaders postpone deal with Turkey until next week


After what some called a "blackmail move" and others a way of “outsourcing refugees”, EU leaders decided to postpone taking a decision on Turkey’s new proposals until the future EU summit next week.
Europe's hopes that Brussels and Ankara were nearing a deal for Turkey to take back migrants reaching Greece faded late on Monday night after Turkey made a last-minute call for more money and quicker access to European visas in return for its help, measures some leaders said they needed more time to...


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