Migrant crisis dominates as EU holds final summit of 2015

Germany and several other nations are to discuss with Turkey ways of settling thousands of Syrian refugees ahead of the final EU summit of the year, the BBC reports.

Those attending the meeting will discuss a proposal to resettle Syrians straight from camps in Turkey.

But German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the driving force behind the plans, faces resistance from other EU states.

Thursday’s full EU summit in Brussels is seRecord numbers of people have arrived in Europe this year, prompting some states to build fences and introduce border controls in defiance of the EU’s border-free Schengen area.t to focus heavily on the migrant crisis which has divided members.


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