EU leaders wrestle with migrant quotas at summit

EU leaders wrestle with migrant quotas at summit
 

EU leaders are bitterly divided over a quota scheme for housing migrants, as they gather for a summit in Brussels.
Summit chairman Donald Tusk irritated an EU commissioner and some other officials by calling mandatory quotas "ineffective" and "highly divisive".
His European Council agenda calls for an EU deal by June to ease the burden on Mediterranean countries facing the greatest migrant pressure.
Poland and three neighbours in Central Europe reject the EU's asylum policy.
The European Commission is suing Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic at the European Court of... read more

 
14 December 2017 in World News, Views: 45
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