PM attending MED7 summit on immigration

Prime Minister Robert Abela is currently in Corsica attending a summit set to focus on immigration and the situation in the East of the Mediterranean.

The summit is called MED7, for which seven EU Mediterranean states are attending. The leaders of France, Italy, Portugal and Spain with eastern Mediterranean EU members Greece and Cyprus are in attendance, alongside Malta.

A statement from the Elysee Palace said the summit aims to “advance the consensus on the relationship of the EU with Turkey, in view, in particular, of the European summit on September 24-25” dedicated, among other things, to this topic.