EU considers 3.5 bln euro migrant funding for Turkey, diplomats say

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    The #EuropeanUnion is considering 3.5 billion euros ($4.18 billion) for #Turkey to continue hosting #Syrian #refugees until 2024, two diplomats said on Wednesday, part of a bigger regional refugee support plan to stop #migrants reaching the bloc.

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