Wednesday

18th Jan 2017

Ticker

EU has paid €105m of €3bn Turkey deal

The European Commission said Thursday it had paid €105 million of the €3 billion promised to improve living conditions for Syrian refugees in Turkey. It said €229 million had been contracted already. It also said €2.2 billion had been "allocated" by the commission and member states. Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the EU of failing to pay out the money.

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