The European Union's top court ruled that Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic had broken the law by refusing to host refugees to help ease the burden on southern EU states such as Greece and Italy after a surge in migrant arrivals from 2015.
The European Union leaders have lashed out at US President Donald Trump's "unilateral" decision to impose travel ban from Europe to the United States over the coronavirus, saying the illness does not respect borders.
The EU dispatched its highest officials to Turkey and Greece on Tuesday amid concern over a fresh migrant crisis and allegations that Ankara was trying to "blackmail" the bloc by opening its borders to thousands of refugees seeking to flee to Europe.
Twelve EU states are calling for the European Commission to speed the process of setting a new 2030 climate target to serve as an ambitious example at the next global climate summit, according to a letter to the Commission seen by Reuters.
Iran said on Wednesday it was open "to any initiative" as parties to the 2015 nuclear deal stepped up efforts to save the accord which has been on life support since a 2018 decision by the US to withdraw from it and reimpose sanctions.
China, Russia, France, Germany, and Britain will meet with Iran in Vienna on Feb. 26 to discuss how to uphold the 2015 nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic, the European Commission said in a statement.