Deeply-divided EU to hold emergency summit on migration crisis to deal with outstanding issues

September 23, 2015 9:52 AM

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Deeply-divided EU to hold emergency summit on migration crisis to deal with outstanding issues

A man checks on his wife as they arrive with other migrants on the shores of the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey on a inflatable dinghy , Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. More than 260,000 asylum-seekers have arrived in Greece so far this year, most reaching the country's eastern islands on flimsy rafts or boats from the nearby Turkish coast. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

BRUSSELS (AP) — The deeply-divided leaders of the European Union have been called to an emergency summit Wednesday to seek long-term responses to the continent's ballooning migrant crisis, a historic challenge that EU President Donald Tusk said the bloc has failed dismally to meet so far.

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