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No easy answers to Europe's immigration challenge

No consensus likely on common EU migration policy, even as Merkel accepts deadline to reach European deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting French President Emmanuel Macron today to enlist his support in forging a common approach to Europe's ongoing immigration crisis.

"This is a European challenge that also needs a European solution," she has said.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 19, 2018, with the headline 'No easy answers to Europe's immigration challenge'. Print Edition | Subscribe