EU leaders approve Turkey migrant deal: Finnish PM

Thousands of migrants are stranded on the Greece-Macedonia border hoping to reach northern EuropeEU leaders on Friday approved a deal with Turkey to curb the migration crisis after premier Ahmet Davutoglu visited Brussels for talks, Finland’s prime minister said. “The Turkey deal was approved,” Finnish premier Juha Sipila wrote on Twitter as the 28 European Union leaders met to discuss the deal. An EU official separately confirmed the agreement which all 28 European Union national leaders will now discuss with Davutoglu before signing off on an accord meant to end Europe’s worst migrant crisis since World War II.

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