DW: Erdogan threatens to open borders after European Parliament vote
Turkish President Erdogan has said his country will allow migrants to leave Turkey for Europe if the EU continues to push Ankara. Berlin has said sticking to an EU-Turkey migrant deal is in all parties' interest.
One day after the European Parliament voted in favor of freezing EU membership talks with Turkey, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that Turkey could open its borders and allow migrants to leave for Europe if pushed by the European Union.
"If you go any further, these border gates will be opened," he said in Istanbul. "Neither me nor my people will be affected by these dry threats. It wouldn't matter if all of you approved the [European Parliament] vote."
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