MORE: EU, Turkey may introduce visa-free travel in 2016 – head of European Commission http://on.rt.com/6xwz
#EUCO eu plan to deport back to turkey applies to 'migrants not in need of international protection'. that's not syrians
EU-Turkey statement of the meeting of heads of state or government with Turkey. http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2015/11/29-eu-turkey-meeting-statement/ …
€3bn to #Turkey for the #refugeecrisis, new era for accession process and optimism over the issue of #Cyprus #EUCO
Still thank you for the €3bn https://twitter.com/sebramspeck/status/671049828474990592 … #euco
#EUCO merkel - the 3 bn for turkey is a beginning
Sweden: Refugees beg to leave 'inhuman' Eurovision venue shelter http://bit.ly/1XAKpSp
EU's Donald Tusk: EU, Turkey have agreed a deal on migration, will also speed up #Turkey's EU accession talks - @Reuters via @breaking
#migration eu-turkey summit - 'making illegal immigration legal' - merkel code for permanent quotas
MERKEL SAYS TURKEY HAS A RIGHT TO EXPECT EU TO HELP WITH REFUGEES ...Merkel has gone completely mad
Slovakia to file lawsuit over EU migrant quotas before Dec. 18: PM http://bit.ly/1l04gi7
'No blank cheque for Turkey,' says Belgian PM Charles Michel. (Indeed -- it will have the words three billion euros written on it)
We should not be naïve. Most important is our own responsibility and duty to protect Europe's external borders.
Turkey to help EU curb migration in exchange for cash, EU membership talks: draft http://bit.ly/1LGrA9I
Hard to see what Turkey didn't get judging by #EUCO draft, took EU to cleaners such is Merkel's desperation for Turks to do EU's dirty work
EU-Turkey summits twice a year, 'chapter 17' economic & monetary affairs to be opened #EUCO draft
Deportations of refugees back to Turkey by June 2016 linked to visa liberalisation by October 2016 #EUCO draft
EU to pay 'initial' €3bn - 'this funding will be reviewed in the light of the developing situation' #EUCO draft
Incidents entre police et migrants à la frontière Macédoine-Grèce http://rfi.my/1NgxrDM
Eurosceptic group AfD says Angela Merkel is out of touch over immigration and should resign http://eurone.ws/VdQd5
EU seeks to buy Turkish help for migrant crisis for 3.2 billion dollars.
“The continuing war in Syria means that there is no end in sight to the refugee crisis,” says @Judy_Dempsey: http://ceip.org/1IgzYMP
Turkey - Russia Situation.....
Russian Warplane in Turkey: Could U.S.-Russia Tensions Go Nuclear? - POLITICO Magazine -must read piece http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/11/russia-us-tensions-nuclear-cold-war-213395 …
The Latest: Russia's foreign minister endorses proposal to close Turkey-Syria border http://trove.com/me/content/Pilv4?utm_campaign=hosted&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=sns&ts=1448785898 …
Turkey to hand over body of downed pilot to Russia http://f24.my/1lRXtY5
Top Russian politician says Russia has a right to a "military response" to Turkey http://huff.to/1XxsDzt
Tensions between Turkey and Russia escalate with new sanctions http://hill.cm/x6M9gzS
Putin, citing national security, signs Turkey sanctions decree http://reut.rs/1LG5gwI
NATO will try to de-escalate a conflict between Turkey and Russia. But it won't be easy http://econ.st/1Xvksns
Read it, especially if you don't think Russia is changing the game in the region.
Russia and Turkey are in conflict. The role of France's president is more crucial than ever http://econ.st/1MFNHkx
#Germany to send 1,200 #troops to aid ISIS fight http://www.thelocal.de/20151129/germany-to-send-1200-troops-to-aid-isis-fight … via TheLocalGermany
Greek PM fails to get opposition backing on pension reform http://dlvr.it/Cspx6K
#Leventis: "If I enter the cadre of support [of #Tsipras] now, I will never be able to enter the parliament again." #Greece
Leventis says he will not be blackmailed [to help #Tsipras's gov]."Even if they put a gun on me, I won't play the role of last-minute help."
Leventis: "The positive vote [to #Tsipras's govt] from me presupposes that ND will also be part of this." GLWT. :-) #Greece
Leventis: "Potami and PASOK have decided not to help [#Tsipras], because they lost votes when they last did." #Greece
Leventis: "I told the President that if pensions are cut, YOU are the one exposed. His response: we HOPE they won't cut them."
Leventis said that the joint Communique by the party leaders talks about avoiding pension cuts, while they've already been agreed.
#Tsipras has it in his mind that EU/EZ will relax its pressure on pension reform [in exchange for concessions on refugee issue]."
#Greece Leventis, leader of Centrists Union party, made some very interesting remarks this morning abt the Leaders Meeting.
France places climate activists under house arrest during #Paris summit #COP21 http://f24.my/1Q66c3L
So are we all at war against the Islamic State — and is that legal? http://bit.ly/1lJXcGy
Draghi's reputation is on the line after priming markets to expect fresh round of stimulus. http://www.afr.com/markets/equity-markets/mario-draghis-reputation-is-on-the-line-20151129-glawy7 …
Study claims #Eurozone NCBs doing covert QE since 2000s, volume reachd €724bn in 2012 ~@welt http://www.welt.de/wirtschaft/article149390470/Die-geheimen-Milliardengeschaefte-der-Notenbanken.html …
@RT_com #Turkey stopped violating Greek airspace after Russian Su-24 downing - Athens source http://on.rt.com/6xw5
Private debt caused crisis. Public debt was blamed (austerity etc). Private debt soaring again. How stupid (& cruel)
In 2014, five countries—Afghanistan, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Syria—accounted for almost 80% of the deaths caused by terrorists.
In public NATO backs
#Turkey. In private many wondered if it could hv been less provocative http://econ.st/1OtIOM1 /via @TheEconomist #Su24
First #Greece poll after Sep elex [KapaResearch/@tovimagr]: Syriza 18.4% ND 14.9% GD 5.6% PASOK 4.5% KKE 4.4% EK 2.3% Potami 2.2% ANEL 2.1%
#Greece PM Tsipras attacks ND & PASOK for 'negative stance' on proposal to form joint committee for pension reform
Centrists Union's Leventis says there can be no concessions from #Eurozone on pension reforms; EZ leaders are tired of #Greece's politicians
Greek DefenceMin Kammenos says #Greece will ask from #EU to engage @Frontex as European Coast Guard in the Aegean Sea.
Pension cuts are an integral part of July 13
#EuroSummit agrmnt. Any backtracking by #Greece on this issue will result in major crisis w EZ.
At #Greece party leaders mtng, Tsipras tries to convince opposition to co-sign communiqué declaring rejection of MoU's pension cuts ~reports