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#EuropeanCouncil: EU and Turkey discuss broader proposals

#EuropeanCouncil: EU and Turkey discuss broader proposals

On Monday 7 March 2016, EU leaders held a meeting with Turkey to reinforce their cooperation on the migration and refugee crisis.  EU leaders pushed for the full and speedy implementation of the EU-Turkey action plan, and the reduction of the number of illegal entries from Turkey to Greece. They also discussed some new proposals […]

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#EuropeanCouncil: Closing the Balkan Route – or not?

#EuropeanCouncil: Closing the Balkan Route – or not?

Another European Council meeting (EU summit) has started in Brussels today (7 March), hosting the heads of states or governments of all 28 member states of the European Union. This time, a non-EU-member is in attendance too: Turkey, represented by Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu. The reason for having a ‘guest’ attending this European Council […]

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#BorderSecurity: Coast guard and external border checks – debate with Commission and Council today

#BorderSecurity: Coast guard and external border checks – debate with Commission and Council today

| February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Plans to turn the EU’s Frontex border agency into a common border and coast guard, which in emergencies could be deployed even without the approval of the country concerned, will be presented by the EU Commission and the Dutch Presidency of the Council to Civil Liberties Committee MEPs on Monday (29 February) at 16.30. MEPs […]

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