EU, Turkey "unlikely" to reach migration deal on Monday, Malta says

EU leaders and their Turkish counterpart are unlikely to reach a deal Monday on new proposals out of Ankara to tackle Europe's migration surge, according to Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat.

"EU deal with Turkey needs more time," Malta's representation in Brussels writes on Twitter, quoting Muscat.

"Deal by tonight unlikely," the tweet says.

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has vetoed a Turkish request for asylum seekers to be directly resettled from the country to EU member states, government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs writes on Twitter.

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

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