EU migration policies seen building blocks for ‘Fortress Europe’

FILE PHOTO: Crew members of charity ships MV Lifeline, Sea-Watch 3 and Seefuchs protest against the Maltese government's decision to stop operations of NGO vessels and search planes based on the island, outside the Courts of Justice in Valletta, Malta July 7, 2018. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi/File Photo

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Deals on migration agreed in the European Union and Germany may end up more about rhetoric than reality but they indicate a shift toward a “Fortress Europe” way of thinking that could pose the bloc’s biggest existential threat yet. The deal in Germany to process migrants in police facilities within 48 hours […]

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