The EU needs to reach agreement with the North African countries, which are the main source of migration, members of the EU parliament told Russian newspaper Izvestiya.
The EU countries are seeking alternatives to the fragile migrant deal with Turkey, which both parties have threatened to break since it was reached in March.
The European People’s Party (EPP), a center-right coalition in the European Parliament, has proposed reaching an agreement with the North African countries which many migrants and refugees depart when they cross the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe.
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