EU CRACKS: 'It's ridiculous!' Juncker admits disappointment in Brussels summit failure

Talking in Strasbourg, Mr Juncker claimed he discovered it “ridiculous” that the European Council couldn’t come to an settlement over Italy’s calls for to reform key European Union migration insurance policies.

The Fee President mentioned he was disenchanted with the inconclusive consequence of final week summit in Brussels and referred to as on the Council to “hurry up” with an answer.

Mr Juncker mentioned: “I’m considerably disenchanted – however Donald is aware of that – that we weren’t capable of agree that they proposed a laws from the Fee can be launched.

“5 out of seven that we’re not capable of attain an settlement on within the Council and to get the ministers to do that by the tip of July.

“Even the place we agree, we are able to’t agree that we agree.

“It’s somewhat ridiculous.

“I had proposed that the 2 areas that are nonetheless pending, which you’re aware of, that we’d take care of these by the tip of December.

“Individuals remorse that we don’t make progress however folks aren’t keen to deal with any points and make sure that the one seven points are dealt by the tip of the December.”

Mr Juncker added his Fee’s proposals to the migration disaster in February 2015, which have been rejected by member states on the time, would have prevented the disaster to succeed in such horrible ranges.

He mentioned: “So I simply need to say if the proposal from the Fee from February 2015 had been adopted, we wouldn’t be within the horrible scenario we discover ourselves in now.

“So for that purpose, we must be hurrying quite than slowing down.

“We have to transfer ahead as an alternative of holding ourselves again.”

The President of the Fee was not the one EU bureaucrat to assault Mr Tusk within the European Parliament on Tuesday.

Belgian MEP Man Verhofstadt additionally hit out on the European Council President and dismissed the assembly, suggesting the European Parliament might drag the Council to courtroom over its “failure to behave” to reform its present Dublin III coverage regardless of complaints from a number of EU member states.

Addressing Mr Tusk in Strasbourg, the previous Belgian Prime Minister mentioned: “I proposed to the chairman to look at if it isn’t needed for our Parliament to go to Courtroom as a result of there’s a clear failure to behave by the Council, particularly on the file of Dublin.

“I don’t say this in a wild means, it’s based mostly on the info.” 

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