'Turkey’s border will remain open for migrants seeking to reach the EU, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says. Thousands of illegal migrants have amassed at the border with Greece, facing off with police and trying to break through.
Ankara will not try to stop the refugees flowing to Europe, Erdogan told reporters Friday, as he was flying home from Moscow, where he had agreed a ceasefire document on Syria’s Idlib with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
Are the borders open or closed? We don’t have time to discuss it anymore. It is done.
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