EU seeks Turkish help to slow migrants for cash, EU membership talks: draft

November 29, 2015 1:33 PM

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BRUSSELS Leaders of the European Union aim to sign an agreement with Turkey in Brussels on Sunday that offers Ankara cash and closer ties with the EU in return for Turkish help in stemming the flow of migrants to Europe, draft conclusions of the summit showed.

Aware of a sense of desperation in Europe for a solution to a crisis that is tearing the bloc apart following the arrival of close to a million people this year, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has been driving a hard bargain. Diplomats said the 28 states had struggled through Saturday to agree a f...

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