EU to set up trust fund for Africa migration

For countries of origin, fighting traffickers

(ANSA) - Valletta, November 12 - European leaders agreed at a Malta summit on migration Thursday to set up a 1.8 billion euro trust fund to help African countries of origin and fight people traffickers.
    The EU funds will be supplemented by those of individual countries which currently stand at 100 million euros - which European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said was "not enough".
    An EC spokesman said "the multiplication of barriers and controls at borders should not permit talk of 'ending the Schengen system'." EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said "we don't need fences but joint action".


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