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EU and Turkey Deal Trades Human Beings for Political Concessions


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EU and Turkey Deal Trades Human Beings for Political Concessions

LONDON -

EU leaders today are set to strike a deal with Turkey that will see all people entering Greece irregularly via the Aegean Sea returned to Turkey. In exchange, the EU will resettle one Syrian refugee for each one returned.

Oxfam’s migration policy lead, Sara Tesorieri, said: "EU and Turkish leaders today made an agreement on the migration crisis that not only fails to respect the spirit of international and EU laws, but may amount to trading human beings for political concessions.

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