brussels - The European Union is "tight" make agreements with Turkey to address the migration crisis jointly. Then hammered several government leaders and EU heads of state Sunday prior to the welded top with Turkey in Brussels.
The EU is willing to include the next two years, " provisional " 3 billion euros to be made available to improve the reception of refugees in Turkey. Turkey, in turn, ensure that the borders are closed so that the flow of refugees into Europe to zero runs.
" This is costly ", recognized Prime Minister Mark Rutte. Whether the EU and therefore the Netherlands collapsed even more money, " then we 'll see ". First, Turkey must abide by the agreements and must come up with concrete results, Rutte said. The Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel emphasized that " no blank check " go to Turkey.
Rutte hopes that " as soon as possible " the implementation of the agreements for better border security and refugee camps is visible. He expressed " cautiously optimistic " that Europe and Turkey fails to stem the flow of refugees.
EU Minister Donald Tusk warned to " not naive " to be. " Turkey is not the only key to solve the immigration crisis ", he said. He pointed out inter alia that the surveillance of the external borders of Europe, a joint EU- task. " We can not relinquish that task to another country. "
Turkey can also financial support in addition to counting on an acceleration of talks on accession and visa-free travel of Turks to the EU. Rutte assured that this is not at the expense of all the criteria.