BELGRADE - The tone of the report of the European Commission on Serbia will be similar to the previous one, said the Head of the Delegation of the European Union (EU) in Belgrade Michael Davenport behind closed doors in Brussels, to the members of the Working Group on EU enlargement, adding that Russia's "soft power"in Serbia is far greater than before, reports Deutsche Welle Radio.
The number of migrants arriving in Greece dropped 90 percent in April, the European Union border agency Frontex said Friday, a sign that an agreement between Turkey and the EU to curb migration has had an impact, though tensions between Ankara and Brussels over Turkey's reluctance to amend its anti-terrorism laws have fueled fears that the deal will collapse.
The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker was clear that the exterior borders of the EU were not national borders of one country, while stressed that the EU should help Greece in dealing with the refugee crisis in an interview to RTL TV in Luxembourg. Juncker defended the political decisions of German Chancellor Angela Merkel saying she was right.
Over 10,000 unaccompanied migrant children have disappeared in Europe, the EU police agency Europol said on Jan. 31, fearing many have been whisked into sex trafficking rings or the slave trade.
Europol's press office confirmed to AFP the figures published in British newspaper The Observer, adding that they covered the last 18-24 months.