- Title: Leaders of Italy, Libya and Spain join summit on migrants hosted by Macron
- Date: 28th August 2017
- Summary: PARIS, FRANCE (AUGUST 28, 2017) (REUTERS FOR AGENCY POOL) ENTRANCE OF ELYSEE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE REPUBLICAN GUARD ON ELYSEE DOORSTEP FRENCH PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON STANDING ON STEPS ITALIAN PRIME MINISTER PAOLO GENTILONI ARRIVING AND BEING WELCOMED BY MACRON / GENTILONI AND MACRON POSING FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS GUARD ON ELYSEE DOORSTEP CHAIRMAN OF PRESIDENTIAL COUNCIL OF LIBYA FAYEZ AL-SARRAJ ARRIVING AT ELYSEE PALACE AND BEING WELCOMED BY MACRON GUARDS ON ELYSEE DOORSTEP MACRON WALKING DOWN STEPS/ MACRON WELCOMING SPANISH PRIME MINISTER MARIANO RAJOY / MACRON AND RAJOY POSING FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS ENTRANCE OF ELYSEE PALACE EUROPEAN UNION FOREIGN AFFAIRS CHIEF FEDERICA MOGHERINI ARRIVING AND BEING WELCOMED BY FRENCH FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND EUROPE MINISTER JEAN-YVES LE DRIAN / LE DRIAN AND MOGHERINI POSING FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS
- Embargoed: 11th September 2017 16:49
- Keywords: Gentiloni Al-Sarraj Rajoy Macron migrants European Union Mogherini trafficking
- Location: PARIS, FRANCE
- City: PARIS, FRANCE
- Country: France
- Topics: Diplomacy/Foreign Policy,Government/Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA0016W2MWJR
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text:Getting Europe's migrant crisis under control will be in focus at a summit of Europe's "big four" continental powers and three African nations in Paris on Monday (August 28), with French President Emmanuel Macron seeking concrete action.
The meeting hosts the leaders of Germany, Italy and Spain as well as the leaders of Chad, Niger and Libya - all three of them transit countries for migrants. EU foreign policy Chief Federica Mogherini is also in attendance.
The 28-nation European Union has struggled to agree on a coherent answer to the influx of migrants fleeing war, poverty and political upheaval in the Middle East and Africa, and the crisis is testing cooperation between member states.
An Elysee official said the roadmap the leaders will seek to agree on would include ideas on fighting people traffickers, asylum rights and stabilising chaotic Libya, where thousands of migrants end up before embarking on a perilous Mediterranean Sea journey to Europe.
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