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EU's southern states step up calls for 'solidarity' in managing mass migration

By Helena Smith

21 Mar 2021 · 3 min read

Europe’s southern states have stepped up calls for solidarity in managing mass migration to the bloc saying the burden has to be shared more justly with other EU partners.

Highlighting the deep divisions over the issue, politicians from countries along Europe’s Mediterranean rim said a proposed migration pact fell far short of resolving the crisis equitably.

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