EU Under Fire Over Migrant Crisis After Deadly Boat Capsize – 21 April 2015

RT logoThe EU is facing mounting pressure over its tackling of the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean, and is calling for an emergency summit, after hundreds drowned off the Libyan coast and pictures from a shipwreck, in which 4 drowned, emerged on Monday.

European Council President Donald Tusk has called for an extraordinary summit of EU leaders on Thursday to discuss a joint response to the massive influx of migrants.

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday that “the EU has no more excuses, the member states have no more excuses.”

“We need immediate action from the EU and the member states,” she added.

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