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The Turkish government expects approximately 400 refugees and migrants to arrive on Monday from Greece under the EU-Turkey migration deal agreed last month, Interior Minister Efkan Ala tells journalists in Bodrum.

The number of migrants could rise, Ala adds.

The new arrivals will be accomodated in reception centres across different districts, with Syrians subsequently being distributed across the country, the minister says.

Migrants of other nationalities will be deported to their countries, Ala says.

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