June 20, 2018 / 8:43 AM / 5 months ago

Germany, Italy, France, Austria to hold migration meeting with others on Sunday

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Germany, France, Italy, Austria and others will hold a special meeting on migration in Brussels on Sunday, an EU diplomat said on Wednesday.

Germany’s coalition government almost cracked apart as Merkel’s Christian Democrats and their sister party - Bavaria’s Christian Social Union (CSU) - rowed over immigration but the CSU on Monday gave Merkel two weeks to get a deal with European allies.

Reporting by Brussels Newsroom

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