EU, Turkey seek better relations at emergency refugee summit

November 29, 2015 3:27 PM

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BRUSSELS — European Union leaders eager for Turkey’s help in the migrant crisis cautioned against promising too much to their often reluctant partner at a summit in Brussels Sunday, even as Turkey’s prime minister declared the beginning of a new era for relations between the two sides.

The emergency meeting at EU headquarters centered on a plan to offer Turkey 3 billion euros ($3.2 billion), an easing of visa restrictions and fast-tracking of its EU membership process in return for which Ankara is to tighten border security and take back some migrants who don’t qualify for asylum ...

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