The project will start with pre-departure orientation courses for the refugees currently based in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.
A group of migrants from Syria near the Evros Greek-Turkish border. Photo: ANSA/EPA
Stuck in Germany without close relatives the refugees were said to be using traffickers to reach their families in Turkey
Refugees in Turkey
Many of the people crossing the border hail from Afghanistan.
Migrants coming out of the police station in the border town of Ferres, Evros prefecture, after being questioned by Greek police. Credit: EPA/NIKOS ARVANITIDIS
A refugee's torn glove hangs from the fence that divides Greece and Turkey next to a sign that reads: 'Beware: Greek-Turkish borderline'
Refugees arriving on the island of Samos, near Athens | Credit: EPA? Yannis Kolesidis
A Syrian mother in Istanbul looks at donated clothes | Credit: EPA/Edem Sahin
The EU-Turkey deal has been in place for two years | Credit: DW/D.Cupolo
Migrants on a Turkish Coast Guard boat as they are brought to Dikili harbor after being caught by Turkish Coast Guard off the coast near Izmir. Photo/Archive/EPA
Camps would be established in nine different regions in Syria