Italy and Germany clash as migration rows split EU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte hold a news conference at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

BRUSSELS/ROME (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday a draft EU accord on migration had been withdrawn after he clashed with Chancellor Angela Merkel over an issue that is splitting Europe. The leaders of four central European states, meanwhile, confirmed they would boycott an EU mini-summit on migration, taking a veiled swipe […]

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