luxembourg - Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan , the countries that receive millions of Syrians , promise to improve basic services for the refugees. That is largely financed by European money. The three countries also pledged Thursday to reinforce the efforts of the registration of refugees, border security and tackling smugglers .
The three countries rallied behind the final declaration of a conference in Luxembourg, where ministers from almost all European countries and neighboring countries of Syria gathered on the routes for migrants to the European Union draw: the Mediterranean and hope the Western Balkan. The European countries that migrants are less likely to pull Europe as they have access in the vicinity of their own countries to food, shelter, work and gezondheidszorg. Het was the first time that so many countries gathered to discuss cooperation on the refugee crisis. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said that now the framework is set up such cooperation to verdiepen.
The European Commission has set aside half a billion euros in the hope that European countries will double. Some of that money is earmarked for so-called transit countries such as Serbia, where many refugees through trekken. The amounts granted to date, and promised not enough, Koenders said ahead of the conference. " The much sharper cooperation is the only way to get together to get that huge migratory flow in the hand ". Afterwards Mr Koenders spoke of a 'new deal'.
This is more effective than throwing problems at each other over the fence.