Schulz says no to Turkey’s attempt to link refugee issue with EU access


President of European Parliamen Martin Schulz arrives at an extraordinary summit of European Union leaders with Turkey in Brussels, Belgium, 07 March 2016. EU leaders are set to make another attempt to stem a migration surge that is testing their unity and principles, with hopes high that neighbouring Turkey will shoulder more of the burden.

Martin Schulz sends message to Ahmet Davutoğlu, on taking advantage of the refugee crisis: “We have to separate the access negotiation”, while confirming the extra €3 billion boost towards Turkey.

“We have to separate the access negotiation between Turkey and the EU and all the questions related to opening of new chapters related to the management refugee crisis”, underlined European Parliament President Martin Schulz, while pointing the major remarks of the EU - Turkey Summit from his own angle.

“It is clear that there is an attempt to link the refugee and migration process with access to EU process”, assessed Schulz, making European Parliament’s position on the issue cryst...

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