Turkey says millions of migrants may head to EU

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Δευτέρα, 2 Μαρτίου 2020
Turkey says millions of migrants may head to EU

Author: bbc.com | 2 March 2020

The Turkish president has warned that "millions" of migrants and refugees will soon head towards Europe.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan was speaking after announcing Turkey could no longer enforce a 2016 deal with the EU to prevent migrants entering Europe.

Mr Erdogan said Turkey could not cope with a new wave of refugees after an escalation of the Syrian conflict.

A young boy died when a boat capsized off the Greek island of Lesbos on Monday, Greek police said.

It was the first reported fatality since Turkey opened its border last week.

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