EU Commission report overlooks responsibilities towards candidate country and reflects double standards, says Turkey's Foreign Ministry.
While both sides have traded barbs on the refugee situation, they are working towards finding common ground to diffuse tensions on the Greek border.
The program, a joint effort between the EU and Turkey, is a part of the deal signed in 2016 to curb migrant flows to the bloc and help Turkey's 3 million refugees.
Head of the eastern-based Libyan National Army, General Khalifa Haftar, ordered his forces to fire at foreign ships which enter Libyan territorial waters. The move comes as Italy moved to support Libya's coastguard curb on migrant flows.
Syrian refugees stranded in Athens protested against an agreement between German and Greek governments over a policy to slow down refugee reunification.
The two central EU states, backed by neighbour Poland, had argued that the EU's 2015 scheme to have each member state host a certain number of refugees was unlawful.
Turkish prime minister says Turkey will not change its anti-terrorism legislation, a condition put forth by the EU in order for Turks to be able to receive visa-free travel to Europe.
The EU wants Turkey to change its definition of terrorism in return of visa-free travel, but Turkey refuses to entertain the EU's request.
Jens Stoltenberg praises collective efforts based on deal between Turkey and EU to halt refugee influx into Europe, warning authorities that human traffickers could change their routes
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere says EU should seek Turkey-style refugee deal with North African states
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