EU to pitch migrant plan to Turkey but deal not certain

March 18, 2016 2:42 AM

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BRUSSELS European Union leaders will try to convince Turkey's prime minister to help end Europe's migration crisis in return for financial and political concessions but they remain unsure if Friday's Brussels summit can clinch a deal.

"Tomorrow's negotiations with Turkey won't be very easy," said German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who devised the outlines of the plan with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, after EU leaders agreed a common stance on Thursday.

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