EU leaders to discuss Turkey, 'Plan B' at migration dinner




 
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EU leaders to discuss Turkey, 'Plan B' at migration dinner
 
February 18th, 2016  
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Topic: EU leaders to discuss Turkey, 'Plan B' at migration dinner


EU leaders to discuss Turkey, 'Plan B' at migration dinner
By Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders pondering the migration crisis in Brussels on Thursday will discuss whether a German-backed strategy for Turkey to curb the flow was enough or a "Plan B" to close Balkan borders is needed. Germany, which took in over one million migrants last year, has led efforts in offering money and promising to revive Turkey' long-stalled EU accession talks to get Ankara to prevent more people from embarking from its shores for Europe. The massive arrival of refugees and migrants from Syria and elsewhere in the Middle and North Africa, has opened deep rifts within the EU, with member states often ignoring calls from Brussels and Berlin to share the burden more evenly.




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