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    EU, Turkey Approve Joint Plan on Migration to Be Implemented in 2016 Tusk

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    According to President of the European Council Donald Tusk statement, the European Union will allocate 3 billion euros ($3.2 billion) to Turkey to combat migration flow.

    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) – The European Union and Turkey at a meeting in Brussels on Sunday approved a joint plan to combat migration flow to the bloc, under which the EU member states will allocate 3 billion euros ($3.2 billion) to Turkey and boost negotiations on its membership in the bloc, President of the European Council Donald Tusk told reporters.

    "Our agreement sets out a clear plan for the timely reestablishment of order at our shared frontier. We will also step up our assistance to Syrian refugees in Turkey through a new refugee facility of 3 billion euros," Tusk said at a press conference with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.

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