EU-Turkey migration deal adopted

Brussels, March 18 (IANS) A migration deal between the European Union and Turkey was adopted here on Friday during a summit between the two sides’ leaders, according to media reports.

The quadrilateral meeting between European Council President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu began early Friday, Xinhua reported.

Later, all the EU leaders joined the negotiations with Davutoglu.

Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel wrote on his Twitter account late Thursday that the EU members reached an agreement on a common stance, and Tusk would present it to Davutoglu later on Friday for his endorsement.

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