EU agrees joint position to put to Turkey


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EU leaders have agreed a joint position to put to Turkey in an attempt to reach a deal over the migrant crisis.

Luxembourg's prime minster Xavier Bettel said the common EU position would be put to Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu today.

The proposed deal would see all migrants travelling to Greece from Turkey sent back.

In return it is thought the EU might offer Turkey financial aid and visa-free access to Schengen countries.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Turkey had to meet international standards of protection for all migrants.

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