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


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.