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Turkey’s rejection of EU demands threatening refugee deal

Turkey's Minister of EU Affairs Volkan Bozkir speaks during a joint press conference with President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz (not shown in the picture) after a meeting at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on May 11, 2016. (© AFP)

Verenia Keet
Press TV, Istanbul

The nascent deal between Turkey and the European Union on refugees is in limbo, as Ankara remains defiant in accepting Brussels’ demands. The EU says amendments to Turkey’s so-called anti-terror law are part of the agreements already made. Ankara, however, insists that its regulations are concordant with EU standards and need no changes.


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