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Turkey says hopeful for migrant deal with EU leaders - Reuters

ReutersTurkey says hopeful for migrant deal with EU leadersReutersBRUSSELS Turkey's prime minister raised hopes of a deal with EU leaders on Friday to help stem the influx of migrants into Europe, but France and Germany warned of difficult talks as both sides grapple with how to send refugees back from Greece.EU leaders to present new refugee plan to TurkeyCNNRefugee Mom at Idomeni Camp: Syria Is 'Better Than This Place'NBCNews.comThe Outlines of the EU-Turkey Migrant Deal, at a GlanceABC NewsYahoo News -BBC News -Breitbart News -International Business Timesall 2,748 news articles »

BRUSSELS Turkey's prime minister raised hopes of a deal with EU leaders on Friday to help stem the influx of migrants into Europe, but France and Germany warned of difficult talks as both sides grapple with how to send refugees back from Greece.

After European Union leaders spent Thursday arguing over their negotiating position, Ahmet Davutoglu arrived for an early meeting with the prime minister of the Netherlands - holder of the bloc's rotating presidency - and senior EU officials before a summit with the heads of state and government to forge a deal.

"Of course the EU and Turkey have the same goal, the same objective to help Syrian refugees... I am sure ... we will be achieving our goal," Davutoglu told reporters before going into talks he hopes will yield financial and political concessions for Ankara.

However, Davutoglu also hinted in his comments at sensitive issues in the deal to tackle Europe's migration crisis such as whether it would respect international law and how far the

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