'I want to restart the EU's migration debate from scratch'

Commissioner Ylva Johansson on sea rescues, relocations and a secret Libyan deal


"The European commissioner for home affairs is in Malta for discussions on Tuesday in the latest attempt to agree a deal on how to handle the migration crisis. Ahead of the mission, Ylva Johansson answered questions from Jacob Borg about sea rescues, relocations and a secret Libyan deal."

'I want to restart the EU's migration debate from scratch': Commissioner Ylva Johansson on sea rescues, relocations and a secret Libyan deal (Times of Malta, link)

Johansson offered nothing when asked about the secret Malta-Libya deal that allowed 'pull-backs' to Libya: "While we are in regular contact with the Maltese authorities, at this stage we do not have such information. The Maltese authorities are best placed to reply."

 

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