EU urged to drop membership offer from Turkey migrant deal

April 14, 2016 2:12 PM

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BRUSSELS – The European Union legislature wants to decouple the commitment to speed up membership talks with Turkey from last month's agreement with Ankara to deal with the migrant crisis.

The legislators said in Thursday's non-binding resolution that "EU-Turkey cooperation on migration should not be linked to the calendar, content and conditionality of the negotiation process."

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