Germany and Austria plan talks with Italy to ‘shut’ southern migrant route

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer gestures as he attends a news conference after a meeting with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in Vienna, Austria July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

VIENNA (Reuters) – Germany and Austria said on Thursday they will hold talks with Italy next week on how to jointly “shut” the migration route across the Mediterranean from Africa into Europe, but also said they could act against Rome if it did not cooperate. After a meeting with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Germany’s Interior […]

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