EU to hold migrant talks on September 14

  • The European Union (EU) has called for emergency talks on September 14 on tackling the bloc's escalating migration crisis, the media reported on Monday.

    The confirmation of the date for the talks was officially announced late Sunday by Luxembourg, which holds the EU's rotating presidency. Interior ministers from all 28 member states are expected to attend the meet.

    "The situation of migration phenomena outside and inside the EU has recently taken unprecedented proportions," the presidency said in a statement.

    Discussion points will include internal co-operation, fighting the trafficking of migrants, and return policy. (Source: IANS)