Former Luxembourg Prime Minister and current European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker

EU warns Turkey ‘threats won’t work’ in migrant deal negotiations

Turkish “threats” against the EU will not work, the president of the European Commission has said, stressing that Ankara must fulfill its side of a landmark deal aimed at curbing the flow of migrants into Europe.

“We do expect that Turkey will stick to its commitments – and threats are not the best diplomatic instrument you can use,” Jean-Claude Juncker told reporters in Ise-Shima, Japan, where he is attending the G7 summit.

He went on to state that threats will “produce no effect whatsoever,” AFP reported.

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