Slovenia threatens to overshadow EU-Africa summit on migrants

Slovenian soldiers set up a barbed wire fence on the border with Croatia in Sela pri Dobovi, on November 11, 2015European leaders tried Wednesday to focus on joint action with Africa to tackle the migration crisis, as Slovenia became the latest EU member to act on its own by barricading its border. EU leaders plan to offer their African counterparts up to 3.6 billion euros ($3.8 billion) in aid at a summit in Malta on Wednesday in exchange for help tackling the migration crisis rocking Europe. The rare gathering of around 50 leaders from the two continents is the newest prong in the European Union’s quest for a joint strategy to deal with the biggest flow of refugees and migrants since World War II.

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