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May 6, 2016
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Germany expects Turkey to honour EU migrants pact after PM exit

Germany expects Turkey to honour EU migrants pact after PM exit

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel expects Turkey to stick to a deal to limit refugee flows to the EU even after the announced resignation of its prime minister her spokesman said Friday.

"The chancellor has worked very well until now with Turkish Prime Minister (Ahmet) Davutoglu and all Turkish representatives and we assume that this good and constructive cooperation will continue with the new Turkish prime minister", German government spokesman Georg Streiter told reporters.

The EU and Germany will continue to fulfil all their obligations under the agreement and we expect this from the Turkish side as well.

Davutoglu on Thursday announced he would step down in two weeks as ruling party chief and premier.

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