European Union leaders ended the first day of their summit in Brussels having agreed on a plan to send tens of thousands of migrants back to Turkey. The bloc will now deliver their proposal to the Turkish Prime Minister.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she firmly believes a Brexit deal can be reached despite a lack of details from Britain. Merkel also said EU leaders agreed to cut financial aid to Turkey over rights violations.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for the EU to cut funding for Turkey linked to its bid to join the bloc. While raising concerns about the rule of law in the country, she praised Ankara's support for refugees.
Chancellor Angela Merkel and German politicians have pressed for a tough stance on Turkey. But an EU summit next week may not deliver an immediate response.
Theresa May has not left Brussels empty-handed, but at the end of a two-day EU summit, the bloc still lacks "all the details we need." EU leaders remained at odds on some internal reforms, as well.
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