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11th Dec 2016

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Erdogan claim on EU migrant money 'not true'

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's claim that the EU is not paying the money it had agreed to under a €3 billion migrant deal is "simply not true", the European Commission has said. A spokesman said the EU had "allocated" €740 million and would "allocate" a further €1.4 billion "by the end of the month". He said the money was at "different stages" of being disbursed to aid agencies.

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