Wednesday

26th Jul 2017

Ticker

EU and Nigeria in talks on migrant returns

The EU and Nigeria start formal talks in Abuja this week on a deal to send economic migrants back home. The EU is seeking a “return and readmission” deal first with Nigeria and then with four other states, including Ethiopia and Niger, reports the Financial Times newspaper. The 15-strong EU delegation in Nigeria will also discuss plans to direct private European money to infrastructure projects in the west African country.

EU Commission to act on Poland

The EU executive is likely to issue a new set of rule of law recommendations to Poland and start legal probes once the controversial pieces of legislation have been published.

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