Turkey prepares for up to 500 migrants from Greece on Monday

Turkey has made preparations to take in up to 500 migrants from Greece on Monday under a plan agreed with the EU to reduce the flow of illegal migration, the Turkish interior minister said. Local authorities say the first wave of migrants sent back from Greece will arrive in the resort town of Dikili, just opposite the Greek island of Lesbos which has become a major hub for migration to the European Union. “We have been in touch with the Greek authorities and said we could take 500 people and they have given us 400 names.

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