A mass influx of migrants from the Middle East in 2015 created deep divisions in the EU and members are still feuding over how to share the burden of caring for asylum seekers.
Amnesty said the Libyan coastguard, which the EU backs to intercept people heading for Europe, works hand-in-hand with human traffickers
The countries have declined to shelter asylum-seekers despite an overall drop in arrivals due to tighter borders and projects beyond the EU’s frontiers to discourage migration to Europe.
A third round of Brexit talks will take place more than a year after Britons voted in a referendum to leave the European Union.
Most EU states are vying to host the European Banking Authority and the European Medicines Agency, which employ 1000+ people and come with large funding.
One tangible effect of the suspension would be the freezing of annual payments of some 600 million euros ($650 million) of EU pre-accession funds to Turkey.
Hungary refused to take in migrants under an EU burden-sharing plan. Instead, Orban announced a referendum on whether to accept any future EU-wide quotas.