Papering over cracks, EU leaders claim summit victory on migration

A woman adjusts flags ahead of European Union summit in Brussels, Belgium June 28, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders on Friday claimed success in reaching a hard-fought agreement to control immigration but it faced instant criticism as vague, hard to implement and a potential threat to human rights. Irregular migration has fallen steeply since 2015, when more than a million people entered the EU, but polls show it […]

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