European Council President Donald Tusk’s comments came after Ankara threatened to walk out of the deal.
The European Commission is set to present its third report Monday on the efforts to deal with the influx of migrants and refugees.
The figure is likely to stoke concerns, particularly among anti-immigration movements, on the new arrivals' impact on the country.
A draft law would allow authorities to speed the processing of asylum applicants from Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.
EU border agency Frontex said 2,700 people arrived in Greece from Turkey in April, most of them from Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq.
Criticism toward Germany's chancellor was strongest among those with lower incomes and education levels, a poll found.
A report by members of European Parliament confirmed fears among aid organizations that non-Syrians would face discrimination.
More than 1 million people sought asylum in 2015, and authorities are struggling to cope with the influx as citizens once open to welcoming refugees harden their views.
Austria says it plans to erect a fence at an Alpine crossing it shares with Italy as a way to “channel” people.
The government's decision to shutter the Dadaab and Kakuma camps, housing more than 500,000 people, is "reckless," critics say.
In recent weeks, migrant and refugee flows to Greece had fallen due to tighter controls along the western Balkans route as well as the controversial EU-Turkey deal.
The European Union proposed the visa waiver deal to Turkey on the condition that the latter take back refugees who reached Greece via the Aegean Sea.
Desperate refugees are taking a new route to Europe from North Africa, and it’s more dangerous than ever.
Sources told the Financial Times that the amount was zeroed in on at just above $289,000 per asylum-seeker in Monday’s commission draft.
There is no information on the number of people missing from a rubber boat that could hold between 100 and 120 people.
German police note rising crimes against refugees, with 73 violent attacks reported so far in 2016.
The president's plan has come under fire from Republicans concerned that violent militants could enter the U.S. posing as refugees.
The number of migrants making landfall this year is dramatically higher than the number of arrivals in the first four months of 2015.
The proposal has faced opposition from the U.N. and aid workers who say it would be hard to guarantee the refugees’ safety in the war-torn country.
As many as 150 people have reached Greek shores from Turkey every day over the last three days, the International Organization for Migration reported.