Jean-Claude Juncker annual speech “State of the Union 2018”

European Commission (EC) President J. C. Juncker presented his annual speech State of the Union 2018, which also covered issues related to migration. EC President proposes to further strengthen the European Border and Coast Guard to better protect our external borders with an additional 10,000 European border guards by 2020, to develop the European Asylum Agency and to accelerate the return of irregular migrants. J. C. Juncker also reminds to open legal pathways for skilled migrants to the EU.

Watch the speech here
European Commission press release is available here

Source: European Commission