Turkey agrees to 'do everything' to cut migrant flows: Merkel

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Berlin (AFP)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday she had obtained a pledge from Turkey to "do everything" to cut the record number of migrants arriving in Europe.

After talks with Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu in Berlin, Merkel said they had signed a joint communique under which "the Turkish government will do everything to reduce the number of refugees" crossing into the European Union.