EU Bid to Stem Refugee Influx Stalls on How Much to Give Turkey

October 16, 2015 6:14 AM

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European leaders failed to reach a final agreement on recruiting Turkey to help stem the flow of refugees from the Middle East, with some eastern member states dragging their heels over how much aid to grant their neighbor.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a news conference that the European Union had a draft accord with Turkey on curtailing the flow of migrants and refugees. She said the figure of 3 billion euros ($3.4 billion) in EU aid to Turkey was discussed at a summit in Brussels, but that the issue had yet t...

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