April 14, 2016 / 12:27 PM / 2 years ago

Turkey expects next migrant wave from Greece within days: minister

VIENNA (Reuters) - Ankara expects the next wave of migrants returning from Greece to Turkey to start within a “few days” and to consist of around 250 people, Turkish EU Affairs Minister Volkan Bozkir said on Thursday.

A migrant (2nd L) is escorted by officials as he disembarks from a ferry at a port in the Turkish coastal town of Dikili, Turkey, April 8, 2016. REUTERS/Tuncay Dersinlioglu

“We will take back everybody, every irregular migrant who has reached the five Greeks island after March 20 and some of them will be non-Syrians,” he told a news conference. “In the second wave there will be more Syrians.”

Reporting by Shadia Nasralla; Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Humeyra Pamuk

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