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Friday, September 22, 2006
EU: Ministers Deadlocked over Immigration and TerrorismEU: MINISTERS DEADLOCKED OVER IMMIGRATION AND TERRORISM - AKI
The European Union's justice and interior ministers, meeting in the Finnish capital, Tampere, have sharply diverged over how the 25-member bloc should deal with the rising tide of illegal immigrants to Europe, as well as terrorism and cross-border crime. At the end of a two-day meeting, ministers on Friday failed to agree on new measures aimed at stemming the rising tide of illegal immigration to southern Europe, forging a common EU asylum policy by 2010 and bolstering the bloc's fight against terrorism and cross-border crime.
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