Migrants sent back from Greece arrive in Turkey under EU deal

April 4, 2016 6:59 AM

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DIKILI, Turkey/LESBOS, Greece Migrants sent back from the Greek island of Lesbos began arriving in Turkey on Monday under a European Union deal aimed at stopping the influx of migrants and refugees into Europe since last year.

The first of two Turkish-flagged passenger boats carrying 131 migrants arrived in the Turkish town of Dikili early on Monday, accompanied by two Turkish coast guard vessels and a police helicopter buzzing overhead, a Reuters witness said.

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