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Presenter: Anke Rasper
Rising tensions between EU and Ankara have put a one-year-old migration deal in the spotlight. It benefits political institutions on both sides, but humanitarian activists say refugees are the ones paying the price.
The human rights watchdog has criticized Brussels for a deal aimed at curbing the migration crisis in Europe. In March, Brussels and Ankara agreed on swapping migrants in exchange for expediting EU accession talks.
Angela Merkel has met with Turkish President Erdogan in Ankara on Thursday. In a joint press conference the German chancellor called for human rights to be upheld.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused former high-ranking Turkish nationals of conspiring against the government, leaving them in limbo abroad. Meanwhile, Turkey's key NATO role is complicating Europe's response.
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