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‘Don’t go any further’: Erdogan accuses EU of betrayal, threatens to open borders for migrants

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Refugees and migrants arriving in Greece

Refugees and migrants arriving in Greece. Image: Vimeo.


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned that his government will open its border gates to allow migrants to flow into Europe if it is pushed any further by the EU. It comes after lawmakers in the bloc voted to halt membership talks with Ankara.

“We are the ones who feed 3-3.5 million refugees in this country. You have betrayed your promises,” Erdogan told the EU, as quoted by AP. “If you go any further those border gates will be opened.”

He also accused the EU of not treating people fairly, claiming it “never treated humanity honestly” and “did not pick up babies when they washed ashore on the Mediterranean…,” Hurriyet reported.

Full story: rt.com


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