Turkey: EU used refugees as a political tool

The EU using migrants as political tools, and let the peoples will be kicked with the feet, declared the Ministry of foreign Affairs in Ankara on Friday. With i

Turkey: EU used refugees as a political tool

The EU using migrants as political tools, and let the peoples will be kicked with the feet, declared the Ministry of foreign Affairs in Ankara on Friday. With its support for Greece, to prevent migrants from entering the country, allow the EU to disregard its own laws and values.

in the light of the military escalation in the Syrian province of Idlib, Turkey expects a number of other refugees. The country, however, has already been recorded about 3.6 million people from the war-torn country and is not in a position to provide even more migrants to seek refuge.

last weekend, they opened the limits to the EU. Since then, the Turkey border looks at the end of Greece as an EU member with a crush of migrants confronted, denied this, but consistently the entry, the use of violence.

"Extortionate policy of Ankara"

On Friday urged the EU not to do this, the Minister of foreign Affairs, the refugees on the Turkish side to try to come across the border. At the same time they offered Turkey other auxiliary payments, if the government in Ankara, the pressure of the external borders of the European community of States.

at the same time EU budget Commissioner, Johannes Hahn, is one of declining aid for refugees in Turkey. "We expect that the blackmailing policy of Ankara is set by the posting of refugees in the direction of the EU," he told the newspaper "world" (Saturday edition), according to the preliminary report.

in Principle, the EU would be to further the purpose of tied aid ready. The sums, however, would "be significantly less than in the past four years," said Hahn of the sheet, according to. "A lot of schools, kindergartens and hospitals for refugees have already been built and does not need to be funded once. The demand has become so small."

Erdogan held talks in Brussels

almost four years ago, negotiated refugee agreement between Turkey and the EU provides aid to the living in Turkey refugees in the amount of six billion euros. Turkey had agreed in turn, to prevent illegal border crossings.

As it says in the report, is to travel to the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday held talks with EU representatives in Brussels. The visit success at the invitation of European Council President Charles Michel, told the "world," citing high-ranking diplomatic circles. Topics include a fundamental realignment of the relationship between the EU and Turkey, as well as the current refugee situation on the Turkish-Greek border to be. (sda/reuters)

Created: 07.03.2020, 01:33 PM

Updated Date: 07 March 2020, 05:02

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