News analysis

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.

Please or to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month

  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.

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'. Subscribe