The Latest: Hundreds in Turkey protest EU refugee deal

April 2, 2016 12:58 PM

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Hundreds of people are demonstrating in a coastal Turkish town against a deal to send back migrants from Greece to Turkey.

The EU-Turkey deal stipulates that those who reach the shores of Greece unlawfully will be turned back to Turkey unless they qualify for asylum. The deal aims to break the lucrative smuggling operations now in Turkey. In exchange for its help, the EU has offered Turkey financial aid and political co...

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