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LIVE: The EU refugee summit

Justice & Home Affairs

LIVE: The EU refugee summit

Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, 23 Sept. 2015

[The European Union]

European Union leaders held an emergency summit on the refugee crisis on Wednesday (23 September). The meeting focused on strengthening the EU’s external borders and setting up “hotspots” outside of the EU where asylum seekers’ requests can be processed.