About $3.4bn is the price the European Union is willing to pay to secure its borders.

EU leaders have met in Brussels to again discuss the migrant and refugee crisis that is dominating headlines.

European countries say they are feeling overwhelmed.

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the EU has woken up too late to Turkey's vital role in stemming the flow of refugees from Syria.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Turkey is key in solving Europe's refugee crisis.

So, will Turkey deliver? And will that shore up its leverage with Europe?

 

Presenter: Shiulie Ghosh

Guests:

Abdullah Bozkurt - Columnist for Today's Zaman and specialist on Turkish domestic politics.

Elizabeth Collett - Director of the Migration Policy Institute Europe.

Anne-Elisabeth Moutet - Political commentator and columnist for the Telegraph newspaper in the UK.

Source: Al Jazeera