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  • >> Reporter: THE WORST REFUGEE

  • CRISIS SINCE WORLD WAR II.

  • HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF MEN

  • FLEEING CONFLICTS IN PLACES LIKE

  • IRAQ AND SYRIA.

  • SEEKING REFUGE IN EUROPE.

  • THE GATEWAY FOR SOME, TURKEY.

  • THE TRY TO DETER SOME, EUROPE

  • SIGNED A CONTROVERSIAL DEAL

  • ALLOWING THE EU TO SEND BACK

  • ANYONE ARRIVING ILLEGAL HE.

  • TURKEY COULD GET FINANCIAL AID.

  • TURKEY HAS BEEN INFORMAL TALKS

  • WITH THE EU BUT THE PROCESS HAS

  • STALLED.

  • >> THE PROBLEM HAS ALWAYS BEEN

  • THAT TURKEY WAS TO BEGIN TO BE

  • TOO MUSLIM.

  • THE MOST IMPORTANT WAS THE TOO

  • BIG.

  • TURKEY IS NO LONGER THAT POOR.

  • IT'S STILL BIG.

  • THE MUSLIM ASPECT WHICH WAS

  • ALWAYS AN IMPORTANT FACTOR IS

  • MORE IMPORTANT BECAUSE OF WHAT

  • WENT DOWN IN THE PAST TEN YEARS

  • IN WORLD.

  • >> Reporter: BRITAIN WAS SEEN AS

  • ONE OF TURKEY'S MAIN BACKERS AND

  • NOW MANY WORRY IT MEANS LOSING

  • THE CRUCIAL ALLY.

  • TURKEY'S REACTION HAS BEEN

  • MEASURED.

  • HE DIDN'T EXPECT THE UK TO LEAVE

  • AND AGAIN, LASHING OUT AT

  • EUROPE.

  • DOUBLE STANDARDS ARE NO LONGER

  • HIDDEN.

  • THEY PUT MORE OBSTACLES ON

  • TURKEY'S PATH.

  • THEY'VE BEEN KEEPING TURKEY AT

  • THEIR DOOR FOR 53 YEARS.

  • I'M SAYING NOW THAT THE EU'S

  • APPROACH TO TURKEY IS

  • ISLAMAPHOBIC.

  • IT COULD GET EVEN WORSE.

  • WHETHER TURKEY DECIDES TO

>> Reporter: THE WORST REFUGEE

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