EU sees action plan with Turkey as priority in handling migration crisis

The European Union leaders, who were discussing the migration crisis during their two-day meeting in Brussels, have put an emphasis on the implementation of a joint action plan with Turkey, and they are going to hold a special summit meeting with that country in early March, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday.

"We agreed that our joint action plan with Turkey remains a priority and we must do all we can to succeed," Tusk said.

Croatia's Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic, who attended the Brussels meeting, said on Thursday that the situation with the migrant crisis in the European Union was very serious and that it could only be solved with joint effort, 

On Friday, Austria started applying daily quotas to ration the intake refugees.

Last update: Fri, 24/06/2016 - 08:49
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