EU-Turkey migration summit to run late as Ankara presents new ideas

Discussions among EU leaders and their Turkish counterpart on Europe's migration surge will extend into the evening, an EU source says, adding that Ankara is expected to present "quite ambitious ideas" to tackle the issue.

The Brussels talks, including Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, were initially scheduled to end by around 7 pm (1800 GMT).

After an initial round of talks in which Davutoglu will present Turkey's proposals, the 28 EU leaders will discuss a joint response among themselves, the source says on condition of anonymity. The Turkish premier will then join them again for dinner.

Last update: Fri, 24/06/2016 - 08:49

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