Turkey’s Erdogan Threatened to Flood Europe with Millions of Muslim Migrants

ByPamela Geller on February 9, 2016
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Remember, Obama said that his “most favorite,” “most trusted” foreign ally was Turkish President Recip Tayyip Erdogan.

The text below was, according to document.dk, found on a Greek website and allegedly took place between Recep Tayyip Erdogan and EU’s two top officials — Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker in November of last year.

Document.dk refers to this link: (thanks to Frank)

The account of the meeting, in English, was produced in facsimile on the website. It does not state when or where the meeting took place, but it appears to have been on Nov. 16 in Antalya, Turkey, where the three met after a G20 summit there.

“We can open the doors to Greece and Bulgaria anytime and we can put the refugees on buses … So how will you deal with refugees if you don’t get a deal? Kill the refugees?” Erdogan was quoted in the text as telling the EU officials.

It also quoted him as demanding 6 billion euros over two years. When Juncker made clear only half that amount was on offer, he said Turkey didn’t need the EU’s money anyway.

The EU eventually agreed a 3 billion euro fund to improve conditions for refugees in Turkey, revive Ankara’s long-stalled accession talks and accelerate visa-free travel for Turks in exchange for Ankara curbing the numbers of migrants pouring into neighboring Greece.

In heated exchanges, Erdogan often interrupted Juncker and Tusk, the purported minutes show, accusing the EU of deceiving Turkey and Juncker personally of being disrespectful to him.

The Turkish leader was also quoted as telling Juncker, a former prime minister of tiny Luxembourg, to show more respect to the 80-million-strong Turkey. “Luxembourg is just like a little town in Turkey,” he was quoted as saying.

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Turkey’s Erdogan threatened to flood Europe with migrants: Greek website,” Reuters, February 9, 2016 (thanks to Gisele):

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan threatened in November to flood Europe with migrants if European Union leaders did not offer him a better deal to help manage the Middle East refugee crisis, a Greek news website said on Monday.

Publishing what it said were minutes of a tense meeting last November, the euro2day.gr financial news website revealed deep mutual irritation and distrust in talks between Erdogan and the EU’s two top officials, Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk.

The EU officials were trying to enlist Ankara’s help in stemming an influx of Syrian refugees and migrants into Europe. Over a million arrived last year, most crossing the narrow sea gap between Turkey and islands belonging to EU member Greece.

Tusk’s European Council and Juncker’s European Commission declined to confirm or deny the authenticity of the document, and Erdogan’s office in Ankara had no immediate comment.

The account of the meeting, in English, was produced in facsimile on the website. It does not state when or where the meeting took place, but it appears to have been on Nov. 16 in Antalya, Turkey, where the three met after a G20 summit there.

“We can open the doors to Greece and Bulgaria anytime and we can put the refugees on buses … So how will you deal with refugees if you don’t get a deal? Kill the refugees?” Erdogan was quoted in the text as telling the EU officials.

It also quoted him as demanding 6 billion euros over two years. When Juncker made clear only half that amount was on offer, he said Turkey didn’t need the EU’s money anyway.

The EU eventually agreed a 3 billion euro fund to improve conditions for refugees in Turkey, revive Ankara’s long-stalled accession talks and accelerate visa-free travel for Turks in exchange for Ankara curbing the numbers of migrants pouring into neighboring Greece.

In heated exchanges, Erdogan often interrupted Juncker and Tusk, the purported minutes show, accusing the EU of deceiving Turkey and Juncker personally of being disrespectful to him.

The Turkish leader was also quoted as telling Juncker, a former prime minister of tiny Luxembourg, to show more respect to the 80-million-strong Turkey. “Luxembourg is just like a little town in Turkey,” he was quoted as saying.

The tense dialogue highlighted the depth of mutual suspicion at a time when the EU is banking on Turkish help to alleviate its worst migration crisis since World War Two.

The EU says the flow of people from Turkey, which hosts more than 2.5 million Syrian refugees, has not decreased in any significant way since the bloc’s joint summit with Ankara in November, when they had agreed the fund for refugees there.

The report prompted a member of the European Parliament from the Greek centrist party To Potami to ask the European Commission to confirm the purported talks.

“If the relevant dialogues between the EU officials and the Turkish President are true, it seems that there are aspects of the deal between Ankara and the EU which were concealed on purpose,” Miltos Kyrkos said in the question he submitted to the Commission.

“We want immediately an answer on whether these revelations are true and where the Commission’s legitimacy to negotiate, using Turkey’s accession course as a trump card, is coming from,” Kyrkos said.

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  • nanza

    So flood em with carpet bombs back!

  • Only machine gun nests can save Europe.

  • Trident

    Recip Tayyip Erdogan is the new Caliph of the Islamic State ..ISIS ….The Arab world is descending back to its pre WWI status …United Arab tribes in a Pan Arab society ..both Shia and Sunni acting as one …Syria is on the hot seat …2016 gonna be a banner year for the Global Islamic mass migration following the Koran commandment to go into the world declaring War on the infidels …convert them or kill them …
    America is the biggest bullseye on their targets …Unless We the People rise to the challenge …we are done as a Nation….

    • Dr. Doomsday

      Uh huh

    • Michael Copeland

      “”Total Confrontation” 2016 – Al Qaeda” at Liberty GB:
      http://www.libertygb.org.uk/news/total-confrontation-2016-al-qaeda

    • Julain Farmer

      No he isn’t. He is “Priam’s Fool”- another despot convinced of his own worth. Turkey will break up. Erdogan just placed himself out on a limb. The US and EU will sacrifice him. Arrogance and Hubris is the hallmark of such tyrants. The EU is already in a parlous state.Tusk and Juncker are not going to have their own prestige threatened nor their own positions. “Priam’s Fool” just committed political suicide. If they attack Syria, NATO will do nothing- Kerry said as much last week.

      The Saudis and the Gulf States are planning to invade Syria. Ask yourself why? They are out on a limb and they now realise the West, will probably tell them to get on with it, and just sit back and watch Russia and its allies slug it it with the Saudis etc.

      Erdogan and the Gulf States are fighting a 1400 years old war. The West has had enough. This is why UK despatched 1400 troops to Jordan, as a warning to Turkey, not Russia. They are there to protect NATO interests in the region.
      The EU know that they do not have the support of the populations and the recent arrivals of 1.5,000,000 “refugees” has made Europe unstable. The EU will do its best to save itself. Erdogan and his pals are toast…..

  • Mahou Shoujo

    So what is the big surprise here? Muslims following the qur’an, that is what they do, it is stupid secular western atheists and Christians that are too stupid to see what is going on, despite both word and actions of islam being shown.

    • Trident

      100% correct…..

  • fulham2014

    Of course, the pussified population of Europe will accept them, instead of sending them back from where they came from. The hipster should host a 2 families in their homes, so they can have first hand experience with Islam, and its mentality, feminists two, 4 families for each of them.

  • Dr. Doomsday

    Flood Erdogan’s pants with plutonium..

  • Infidel Knight

    All part of his and fellow Brotherhood member Obama’s plan. Along with Merkel, those 3 are some kind of “evil trinity.”

    • cypressswamp

      I wouldn’t consider Obama a member but an ally unlike Huma. The Chinese and Russians had to hack an unsecured server but the MB only had to read what was available

  • chris wolf

    Jeb Bush should run for Vice President with President Cam Newton and they can make Beyonce Secretary of State and Jay Z can run around the world grunting speeches for $500K to insider groups who they can return tax dollar favors to.
    That would be a fitting successor administration to our First African Dictator’s.

  • chris wolf

    Jeb Bush is a far lower, more cowardly and abject a failure than Trump claims.

    • Radegunda

      Trumpbots will inject their Trumpmania into any topic, anytime – which is just another sign of the irrationality of the cult. And it is irrational in many, many ways.

    • Janet

      What are you talking about?

      • joe1429

        Go Trump!!!!!!!!!!!!! LANDSLIDE IN NH!!!!!!!!!!! Bush is a promoter of the illegals!! And at 11%, lol

        • Dorrie

          Yep and 2/3 of the Christians didn’t vote for Trump there. They KNOW he’s a liberal!

          • joe1429

            LANDSLIDE!!!!! Big dorrie!!! LANDSLIDE!! btw up 16 points ahead of everyone else in latest sc poll!! Go Trump!!!!!!

  • Michael Copeland

    Who is paying for the Islamic invasion of Europe?
    This legitimate question is being posed at Gates of Vienna.
    Those single-use inflatable boats with outboard motors cost over £15,000 each.
    http://gatesofvienna.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/bracken-boats.jpg

    • roger

      Good question, also who is recycling the boats back to Turkey, Libya etc.?

  • farflung

    Erdogan wants Turkey to return to the once powerful Ottoman Empire, he has already rolled back some of the gains of the people and Attaturk. Erdogan is playing the west for fools and using NATO to his own advantage. Folks the person Erdogan is an anti westerner. Period. Erdogan joined at the hip with Obama http://www.liveleak.com/ll_embed?f=51fe948515b4

  • hajiklr

    Follow the money… right to the White House!

  • chris wolf

    Jeb Bush only lost by nearly three-to-one — A MANDATE!
    When it comes to democratic elections in America the Bush family does not take no for an answer.
    You and your family have wrecked enough havoc on this country and humankind.
    Donald Trump declared bankruptcy — Jeb just goes to Mommy and Daddy.

    • Radegunda

      Can’t you find a Trumpbot blog to post your inanities?

      Trump got lots of money from his daddy to bail him out of his financial mismanagement — not to mention the many millions he inherited from daddy in the first place. Trump has lost billions of dollars in his various failed enterprises.

      Trump stiffed a lot of little people in his four bankruptcies, but Trump says it all worked out well for HIM, and that’s all he cares about.

      Trump is vindictive and scornful toward anyone who gets in the way of his ego. Just ask Selina Scott, whom he failed to seduce, or all the Scottish people he tried to kick out of their humble homes to build a golf course.

      Trump is a vulgar, nasty egomaniac with no settled principles, and he’s playing a lot of you for fools.

      • chris wolf

        Anyone who cites “vulgar” as a serious reason not to vote for the only truly courageous American we’ve seen ferociously stand up and swear to fight for us — Americans — and to defend our dying country since Harry Truman, I can only say, we have “one man, one vote,” and you’re not a man.
        If you’re a woman, then you’re just a coward and a waste of a vote.

      • chris wolf

        If you vote for any other than Trump or Cruz you’re voting for obama. You’re voting for the Black Panther Nation of Islam ISIS sharia bloody takeover in the French Revolution style of YOUR COUNTRY.
        And you will be one of the slaughtered pigs in the street.

  • Julain Farmer

    Priam’s Fool has committed a cardinal error. Such is the judgement of history….

  • JayPee

    Which side / whose side is O’Bama on ?
    It is not the side of the American people.
    Although it will be the American people who pay his lifelong pension etc. even if he winds up honor killing his daughters and wife and thereby making himself an honorable moslem piece of sh*t.
    Don’t think this can’t happen.
    .
    He IS an admitted moslem piece of sh*t.

  • Mal

    Keep pigs and dogs along the borders. This will confuse them.

  • roger

    it would have been to Europe’s advantage and every one else’s benefit if Europe had allied with Russia, left Assad in power, renewed decent relations with Israel, and accepted Egypt’s new government with as- Sisi. They would have had a free hand to come down on Ergodan’s nonsense.

  • joe kulak

    This scum ball Erdogan belongs in NATO like a fox belongs in a chicken coop.

  • joe1429

    The sad part this whole rapeugee crisis could be stopped… and in a short peroid of them with a no fly zone in syria… but hussein WANTS to integrate the eu, with his muzzies!! Done on PURPOSE!!!

  • karl59

    Goodbye Europe, hello Eurarbia!!!!!!!!!!

  • chris wolf

    So Jeb is going to have 43 come to South Carolina to ask people to vote for him.
    I remember when 43 wasn’t even 43 yet and he had a couple dozen of his father’s closest friends from George Shultz to Paul Wolfowitz to James Baker III line up on a stage behind him to endorse his first tragic presidential campaign.
    The Bushes are a family of natural born influence peddlers.
    George W Bush is the face of The Decline and Fall of the United States of America.

  • Trident

    I am officially banned from Prison Planet comments..because of my constant anti- Muslim comments..Politically Incorrect i suppose …
    Semper- Fi…
    Let Freedom Ring ..

  • Save Europe

    There is absolutely NO point dealing with this vile scum. This is the man who wrote a poem stating – the mosque is our barracks, the dome is our helmet, the minarets are our spears and our faithful are the soldiers. He is absolutely a friend of ISIS and will deliberately flood Europe with Muslims. The EU should NEVER allow both Bosnia and Turkey into the EU!