Turkey’s presidential spokesman has called on the European Union on Tuesday to take concrete steps and fulfil its promises. 

“Turkey fulfilled its responsibilities within the March 18 Turkey-EU agreement,” Ibrahim Kalin said on Twitter, referring to the 2016 deal between the EU and Turkey. 

“It is time for Europe to take concrete steps, which will pave the way for a new page in relations. It is possible but requires leadership and determination,” he stressed.

The 2016 deal was aimed at discouraging irregular migration through the Aegean Sea by taking stricter measures against human traffickers and improving the conditions of

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