Quantcast

EU wants responsible migration cooperation with Turkey, Michel says

EU leaders summit in Brussels

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is ready to cooperate more with Turkey to tackle migration, European Council President Charles Michel said after a two-day meeting of EU leaders in Brussels.

“We want responsible cooperation with Turkey,” Michel told a news conference.

Turkey hosts thousands of Syrian migrants migrants fleeing civil war who would otherwise seek refuge in EU countries.

(Reporting by Robin Emmott, writing by Foo Yun Chee; Editing by John Chalmers)

More from our Sister Sites