by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
Hooray! German chancellor Angela Merkel has come up with a solution to the refugee crisis. Unfortunately, simple math proves her alleged solution is half-baked.
The Financial Times reports EU Closes on Migrant Deal with Turkey.
The EU is close to a breakthrough deal with Ankara that would see all non-Syrian migrants reaching Greek islands returned to Turkey, marking a crucial step in the bloc’s hardening stance against the flow of people pouring into its territories.
After weeks of diplomatic pressure from Berlin and Brussels, Ahmet Davutoglu, the Turkish prime minister, privately signalled in negotiations on Thursday that Ankara will accept the systematic returns of non-Syrians and step up action against smugglers.