Lack of EU migrant strategy reignites Serbia-Croatia tensions




 
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Lack of EU migrant strategy reignites Serbia-Croatia tensions
 
September 24th, 2015  
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Lack of EU migrant strategy reignites Serbia-Croatia tensions
By Zoran Radosavljevic and Matt Robinson ZAGREB/BELGRADE (Reuters) - Former Yugoslav foes Serbia and Croatia traded embargoes and insults on Thursday in the latest fallout from Europe's failure to agree a comprehensive response to the tide of migrants streaming north through the Balkans. After weeks of recrimination and buck-passing, a summit on Wednesday did produce a glimmer of political unity between EU states on measures to help the refugees closer to home, or at least register their asylum requests as soon as they enter the European Union. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the European leader who has done most to welcome refugees, told her parliament that the EU was "still a long way from where we must get to".




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