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Merkel and Erdogan's smiles hide tough times ahead: what can we expect from EU-Turkey talks?

1 month ago   |   By RT

They may be all smiles for the cameras, but the issues Angela Merkel and Recep Tayyip Erdogan are set to discuss - from Syrian refugees to Turkey's attempts to join the EU - may stall talks and deteriorate relations even further.
And both sides have more to play for this time round than political point-scoring.
The festering wound of Syria continues to provide pain for Turkey, which already hosts 3.7 million Syrian refugees. Now the prospect of further trouble around the city of Idlib means more migrants could be heading Turkey's way in the not too distant future as they flee the...
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