No signs of Turkey suspending refugee deal with EU, Berlin says

Reuters News
Posted: Mar 17, 2017 7:08 AM

BERLIN (Reuters) - There are no signs that a deal reached between the European Union and Turkey last year to stem the flow of illegal migrants into the bloc has been suspended by Ankara, a spokesman for the German government spokesman.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in an interview on Wednesday that Turkey may cancel a migrant readmission agreement with the European Union, and is also re-evaluating a $6 billion refugee deal with the bloc.

The German government spokesman said the numbers of migrants arriving in Greece continued to be very low in the last few days.

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(Reporting by Emma Thomasson; Editing by Michelle Martin)