BRUSSELS: European leaders tackled the migration crisis and Britain’s reform demands at a summit on Thursday, twin challenges threatening the unity of the EU as one of the toughest years in its history draws to a close.
Germany and several other nations are meeting with the Turkish prime minister before the full summit to discuss a plan to resettle thousands of Syrian refugees directly from camps in Turkey.
Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, is leading the meeting of the so-called “coalition of the willing” involving 11 countries but the plan faces opposition from other European Union nations.
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Source: The Manila Times