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EU Now Says 'No Automatic Return' of Migrants to Turkey

The European Union has made a surprise announcement that there will essentially be no automatic return of migrants from the Greek islands to Turkey, in a capitulation to human rights advocates. Jean-Pierre Schembri, spokesman for the European Union's asylum agency, told VOA's Luis Ramirez Wednesday that the EU has decided to give every migrant the right to apply for asylum before being sent to Turkey in accordance with a policy first implemented on Monday. More than 200...

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