Migrant crisis: Hollande and Merkel urge EU unity
October 7, 2015 6:15 pm
The French and German leaders have urged EU members to act together to tackle the migrant crisis which has seen more than 600,000 people arrive in the bloc during 2015.
French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a revamped system for dealing with asylum claims.
They spoke during a joint address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
The migrant crisis has seen EU states at odds on how to deal with the influx.