The daunting prospect of millions of Turks moving to Britain arose after EU leaders tabled a deal in exchange for help stemming the flood of migrants into Europe.
They are offering the huge country £2billion in cash, visa-free travel for its citizens and speeded up membership talks if it clamps down on people trafficking and migration across its borders.
The deal was expected to be signed off by political leaders at a summit in Brussels last night, European Council president Donald Tusk said.
The plan, spearheaded by German chancellor Angela Merkel, will make Muslim-dominated Turkey the EU’s 29th member state.
The deal has provoked anger and prompted fears that Europe’s doors will be left wide open to Islamic extremists.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage said: “This isn’t just a deal to deal with migration across the Mediterranean. What Merkel is proposing is that we fast track Turkey as members of the EU.
“What that will mean is 75 million people who will have freedom of movement to come to the rest of Europe and to this country.”
Speaking to Dermot Murnaghan on Sky News yesterday Mr Farage added: “A recent reputable poll showed that eight per cent of the Turkish population are Islamic State sympathisers. We must be literally mad.”
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