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"We see a strong need to significantly reduce secondary movements.by preventing unlawful crossing of internal borders between Member States by irregular migrants and asylum seekers and by ensuring swift readmissions by the competent Member State", said a draft of the statement for Sunday's meeting.
But Italy, where a new government includes the anti-immigrant League, made clear it was not willing to play along. He vowed to start implementing his plan beginning from July 1 and argued that as the interior minister he has the right to implement such measures, even if the chancellor opposes them.
"Six-hundred-and-fifty thousand landings in four years, 430,000 applications., 170,000 apparent refugees now housed in hotels, buildings and apartments at a cost exceeding five billion euros".
He added that a ship registered as a "pleasure boat" should not be carrying out rescue operations.
"That's worldwide law" she added.
"These boats can forget about reaching Italy, I want to stop the business of trafficking and mafia", the right-wing leader of the League said. The Maltese email also said the ship "has not manifested any distress". Their proclamations were met with rumours that members of the Italian, German and French governments discussed on June 15 and June 18 proposals about the possible creation of refugee detention camps in North Africa.
"My response is that the interior minister recently presented statistics on crime and they speak for themselves", she said during a press conference after talks with French President Emmanuel Macron.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that the meeting involves "talking with particularly affected nations about all problems connected with migration". The move was echoed by nearby Malta and the ship was later welcomed by Spain.
Italian government accused ship operated by German NGO of acting 'outside internal law'.
Italy defiantly declared on Saturday that its ports were closed to foreign-flagged rescue ships as German charity vessel Lifeline lay off the coast of Malta in limbo with more than 230 migrants aboard.
The UN refugee agency UNHCR said on Thursday that 220 people had drowned off the coast of Libya in recent days while trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe.
The issue of migration was thrust to the forefront of the European Union agenda after Italy turned away the Aquarius.
She plans to meet leaders of countries including Italy and Greece at Sunday's mini-summit, which will be followed late next week by a full summit of the 28-nation EU.
"Extremists play on emotions to propose the worst" solutions, he added.
Merkel is visiting the Middle East amid a serious domestic row over migration that's straining her ruling coalition.
But Merkel's coalition partner, the Christian Social Union (CSU), has said it would introduce a ban on entry to Germany for all asylum-seekers already registered in another EU state unless the June 28-29 summit agrees an EU-wide deal on sharing them out evenly.
Rome's government said the Lifeline disobeyed Italian coast guard orders to let the Libyan coast guard to rescue the migrants.
Hamilton lost his lead in the standings to Vettel two weeks ago when Mercedes couldn't deliver a planned engine upgrade on time . And the pressure is, as you know, you can see how close it is between us all. "It's really, really great to have this result".
The nine-track album " Everything Is Love " dropped Saturday on the Tidal music streaming service that Jay-Z partially owns. Blue Ivy ends the song "BOSS" with a shout-out to her 1-year-old brother and sister, Rumi and Sir.
Susan Collins of ME said she favours tighter border security, but expressed deep concerns about the child separation policy. Trump has repeatedly, incorrectly blamed Democrats in Congress for the policy. "It is immoral.
Trump and Nielsen misled the public by denying that separating families was a result of Trump's policy - and many believed them. They are also suing the government in the hope that a federal judge will stop family separations via a court order.
Colón earlier said he was "very confident (the shooting) was a last-resort situation to ensure the safety of the public". The deputies haven't been identified yet, but we know a male deputy died and a female deputy is in critical condition.
Well, like many of us thought, this Senegal team is a force to be reckoned with and they got the win against the odds. On Sunday, Senegal play Japan , who beat Colombia 2-1 earlier in the day, while Poland will face the South Americans.
They know how to move the ball, are talented and we've watched videos of their matches - and I'm sure we'll watch more tomorrow. All I can promise is that I'll do my best and the team will too". "And I think the boys are ready".
Apple to pay AU$9m for misleading iPhone and iPad consumers
The users were told by Apple that they were not eligible for a remedy if the iPhone or iPad had been repaired by another company. The court also held the Apple parent company, Apple US, responsible for the conduct of its Australian subsidiary.
India vs Afghanistan Test: Ajinkya Rahane promises ruthlessness
Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons said that putting the spotlight on Khan's talents is helping the other players focus on improving. Khan was one of a handful of Afghan players in this year's Indian Premier League and proved one of its most unsafe bowlers.
Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal
They begin their Premier League season at home to West Ham before facing Crystal Palace, Brighton and Leicester. Cardiff start at Bournemouth and have Newcastle at home and Huddersfield away, before the visit of Arsenal .
'The Band's Visit' bucks trend by sweeping Tony Awards
Tina Fey is a superstar and she wrote a snappy, smart script for " Mean Girls ", a musical based on her popular 2004 movie. Attendance was also up, coming in a 13.79 million, an increase of 3.9 percent at last season's 13.27 million.
Why Mercedes is the real Canada favourite - F1
Mercedes were first out in Q3 and smashed the records, Bottas topping Hamilton in 1:10.857 before Vettel beat that. Vettel was delighted with his lap, which was Ferrari's first pole in Canada since 2001. "I'm happy for them".