Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
Migrant+Crisis%3A+EU+And+Turkey+Close+In+On+Agreement
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 - 7:53
Migrant Crisis: EU And Turkey Close In On Agreement
15

Shares
1,810

Views

The EU and Turkey say they have agreed the broad principles of a plan to ease the migration crisis at a summit in Brussels, but delayed a final decision.

European Council President Donald Tusk said all irregular migrants arriving in Greece from Turkey would be returned.

For each Syrian returned, Turkey wants the EU to accept a recognized Syrian refugee, and offer more funding and progress on EU integration.

Talks on the plan will continue ahead of an EU meeting on 17-18 March.

Europe is facing its biggest refugee crisis since World War Two. Most migrants come via Turkey, which is already sheltering more than 2.7 million refugees from the civil war in neighboring Syria.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
2,998 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
7,012 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
8,152 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
20,972 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
774 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
52,588 Views
Top