E.U. leaders show little unity ahead of emergency conclave on refugees

August 31, 2015 6:05 PM

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BRUSSELS — European leaders traded barbs Monday about who was to blame for a worsening migration crisis, as mounting calls to take in desperate asylum-seekers mixed with skepticism that swift changes would actually take place.

There was little unity ahead of an emergency meeting planned to be held in two weeks, despite a growing agreement that Europe’s unpredictable asylum system has spurred migrants to take dangerous steps to scale the continent’s high walls. The problem has grown worse by the day, with aid groups in Gre...

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