Balkan Migration Summit

Oreskovic: Cooperation with Serbia in tackling refugee crisis excellent

Croatia cooperates excellently with Serbia in efforts to solve the refugee crisis and is prepared for a scenario of of opening a new route of migration via Bosnia and Herzegovina, although this is not very likely, Croatia's caretaker Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said in Vienna on Saturday after a summit meeting of leaders of countries along the Balkan migration route.

Balkan route countries call for tighter borders to halt migration

Europe's external borders must be protected even more tightly to stop the flow of migrants on the Balkan route for good, leaders from the region agreed at an informal summit in Vienna on Saturday.

EU's Tusk demands closure of Balkan route at Vienna summit

European countries must make sure that the Balkan route is completely closed to irregular migrants, European Council President Donald Tusk said Saturday at the start of a summit in Vienna.

Merkel meets Balkan leaders to discuss migrants

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, stung by several setbacks at the ballot box over her refugees policy, was due in Vienna Saturday for potentially tense talks with the leaders of countries along the Balkan migrant route, AFP reported.