European Union leaders arrived in Belgium again Thursday hoping to secure a crucial deal with Turkey to stem the flow of migrants arriving on Europe’s shores.
The pressure to create a binding agreement was high going into the two-day summit in Brussels after repeated failed attempts to forge a way forward.
European Council President Donald Tusk warned that more late nights and difficult negotiations lay ahead.
“I am cautiously optimistic, but frankly more cautious than optimistic,” he said in a statement Thursday morning, hours before the leaders were due to arrive for the talks.
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