It is assumed that 4 381 071, highlighted by Latvia during the years 2016-2017, will be spent on the maintenance of refugees from Syria in Turkey. Kozlowski said that Latvia is more preferable option of paying in 2017, but the timeline still needs to reach agreement with the European Commission, informs LETA.

Earlier, the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker urged EU countries for two years to highlight Turkey's assistance in the amount of EUR 2.5 billion. Another 500 million plans to allocate the European Commission.

At the moment in Turkey in refugee camps is about 2 million people.