“European Union responds to Lampedusa tragedy by setting up task force to tackle migration crises,” from Euronews:
A task force has been set up to tackle Europe’s migration crisis.
The issue has been bought into sharp focus by two boat disasters, including one off the island of Lampedusa, which claimed 365 lives.
Leaders discussed the issue at the EU summit on Friday but no concrete solutions were found for sharing Europe’s migration burden among member states.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted it was impossible to react to tragedies like Lampedusa with immediate solutions, but that a task force had been set up among EU interior ministers…