EU hopeful Turkey will curb migrant route to Europe

March 7, 2016 9:59 AM

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EU hopeful Turkey will curb migrant route to Europe

BRUSSELS EU leaders voiced guarded optimism before a summit with Turkey on Monday that Ankara was finally ready to act to curb migrants crossing illegally into Europe.

With tens of thousands of migrants stranded in Greece by closing borders, the summit will formally declare closed the Balkan route from Greece to Germany, diplomats said.

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