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Justice and Home Affairs Council: Main results

EU News 322/2015

Council of the European Union

Home affairs ministers were debriefed on the latest information on migratory flows and the situation on the ground, and had a wide-ranging discussion on progress in implementing the most recent EU measures.

Ministers also decided on a number of further measures to handle the refugee and migration crisis as set out in a set of conclusions adopted by the Council.

These conclusions focus in particular on the speeding up of the ongoing relocation process; strengthening the EU's external borders; fighting human trafficking and smuggling; return and readmission.

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Video: Highlights of Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting - Brussels, 9 November 2015 (C)EU, 2015 URL