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unit. this is deja vu news coming to you live from berlin europe's latest effort to break the deadlock over migration leaders looking for consensus over an issue that's become a rallying cry for the far right there in salzburg for the second day of the e.u. summit also coming up a grim reality for many migrants stuck in the balkans d.w. follows along in all to see that has turned into a nightmare for thousands trying to find a way into the e.u. . north and south korea appear to scale new heights of cooperation as washington
signals its intent to restart talks with cognac but after a heavy so is the korean peninsula any closer to denuclearization. following terry martin thanks for joining us migration is set to dominate talks today as european leaders gather for a key informal summit in the austrian city of salts for. italy austria and several central european countries favor strong external e.u. borders and oppose attempts to redistribute asylum seekers throughout the block other government spirit the issue will help populist parties gain ground in elections next year. and last night was all about bribes at the european council president altos warns that key parts of the u.k.'s breaks of proposals need revising if a deal is to be reached. it's being described as an informal summit.
austrian chancellor is a pasty and cooks appear to be living up to the relaxed atmosphere as pretty as prime minister to resign may arrive for dinner. but her main task is to convince the whole of the e.u. that her brags that package will work. ahead of formal negotiations may remained positive in the face of continuing harsh criticism over her exit proposals i believe this is the right proposal because it maintains frictionless trade it's the only credible and the goetia will plan on the table that delivers no hard border in northern. city of us on the votes of the british people and if we're going to achieve a successful conclusion then just as the u.k. has evolved its position the e.u. will need to evolve its position to. german chancellor angela merkel spoke to waiting journalists on her arrival in salisbury and reflected a spirit of positive relations. it's been to me and i hope that we can have an exit
that takes place in a good governance fear that there's respect for each other and that in certain areas very close cooperation is possible namely in the areas of security domestic and also foreign security. but earlier top e.u. official donnel to scuttle word of warning ahead of the talks on the other issue with thoughts of the irish question of the framework for the economy corp they are case proposals will need to be reworked and further negotiated today there is perhaps more hope about those surely less and less stunning. therefore that the left. we must use full talks i would like to finalize them still this all too. smiles all around on arrival at the salzburg venue however negotiations to avoid
a hard bragg's it could quickly dampen the mood. well for the very latest let's cross over to resolve where our correspondent max hoffman is standing by max many of the participants have arrived now for today's talks did they give any impression whether any progress was made over dinner last night not a whole lot on substance we do know now that the november summit on the brags that that was discussed last night and that we've heard about for the last weeks will happen in quotes the austrian chancellor confirmed as much and you know the most interesting part was that most of the heads of state and government heads of state and government arriving here stressed that the atmosphere was much better than in the past on the topic of migration that made up most of the time but also on the topic of bragg's it at the end threesome a the prime minister of the u.k.
got to present officially present the so-called checkers plan that was on the table six to live it's the first time she's officially presented it so atmosphere not bad as for substance not much ok you mentioned migration already my course i was as you say a big topic last night over dinner can we expect e.u. leaders to find any common ground here or will that issue continue to divide the union. it depends which part of the whole migration problem if you want to call it that way if it's about the redistribution of migrants or refugees within the european union no progress has been made it's a bus and courts admitted as much he said as the president of the european the temporary president of the european council at the mo at the moment so the host country i have to put it on the agenda because some countries wanted on the agenda but i'm telling you it's not the solution at least that's his opinion he said the solution is securing the outer borders and cooperating with northern african
countries to have a disembarkation platforms just another term for for refugee camps basically that are not on european soil and the head of the e.u. commission also commented on that topic when arriving here saying that we haven't really made much progress but i'm confident that we will have a solution for guarding the outer borders and those camps by the end of the year max thank you very much d.w. correspondent max huffman that talking to us from salt sports. and as max mentioned migration is high on today's agenda at the summit in salzburg at the height of europe's migration crisis in two thousand and fifteen the overland passage through the balkans saw a surge in asylum seekers but a key transit country hungary erected a border fence two years ago that effectively blocked the popular north route north coursing migrants to seek out alternatives now the e.u.
estimates that around four thousand migrants are stuck just outside. near the bosnian border many allege they suffered violence at the hands of border guards reported visits a makeshift migrant camp to investigate. getting to the e.u. has been an impossible fate for this afghan refugee ever since about konrad was close two years ago. made it to serbia last year he recently arrived in the small boston in town of the hutch near the border with creation an e.u. country. and barter minute on sunday night trying to align a border crucial border when it on how burning the gravy train a lot of very few allegations against gration like those by niamh a tool of asean unmounting d.w. reporters took photos during many visits to north western policy at the summer
refugees there say these injuries were inflicted by creation border police. an hour north of here is one of the border crossings integration into the. we confront a local border police chief with the allegations but he dismisses them. the croatian police strictly adhered to the law and regulations i emphatically reject every allegation that the croatian police are acting unlawfully. called the e.u. border runs right through a former warsaw dominantly muslim be had was heavily contested during the bosnian war and hostages many refugees. nine hundred ninety two there were more than fifty thousand refugees here so the number of migrants today
is not really so high many think it's high simply because there's no solution in sight. then he thought any kind of story is. like often in this multi-ethnic state the nationalist parties of the boss next creations and so have been at odds also on this issue and elections are imminent. nationalists here in boston had to govern a half used to my current question from the beginning of this election campaign to the nationalists the migrants on issue for the e.u. to resolve since that's where they want to go brussels has given us organisations seven point two million euros this year to help asylum seekers but most and be had say that's not a viable solution the town has built up a modest tourism industry sensible seymour and it's twenty three years ago a model which for example runs a guest house on the river a favorite spot for kayak because and nature love especially from the middle east.
we have a lot of arab visitors who don't want to get in a situation where the police are checking their i.d.'s and assuming they're migrants that's why fewer of them are coming here now but people still invested heavily in tourism through the. and that will inevitably make life for a few chase such as naima to love as here even worse many living just outside the e.u. external borders say the europeans are merely shifting the problem further down the balkan route. that report from g.w. is frank. now to some other stories making news around the world former malaysian prime minister najib razak is appearing in court following his arrest he faces fresh charges of money laundering and abusing his position it follows allegations that six hundred twenty eight million dollars link to a state investment fund ended up in his personal bank accounts. mexicans have held
a minute of silence to mark one year since an earthquake killed more than three hundred sixty people mourners held their arms aloft in a signal that was used by rescuers to call for silence. and has since become a symbol of remembrance and solidarity. the footage has emerged of the moment that a rare fire tornadoes snatched of firefighters hose in british columbia in canada it happened in august as more than five hundred wildfires were blazing across the region fueled by rising heat and high winds. with. the leaders of north and south korea are concluding three days of talks with a hike up the north's scenic mount take to end kim jong un are keen to show they can overcome obstacles together after agreeing a raft of measures to improve ties between the two countries they have been at pains to show a united front but the rift between washington and pyongyang over denuclearization
could still prove a stumbling block toward peace on the peninsula. it was a spectacular ending to the second day of the into korean summit in kenya. side by side north korean leader kim jong un and south korean president moon j in attend a mass performance entitled really in fatherland. the one hundred fifty thousand spectators at the event could be forgiven in thinking that the show's title could soon apply to a unified korea. perch on monger sharon king and i hold the hands of eighty million north and south korean people and will create a new homeland let's move forward into a new future together. you need to cation may still be some way off but the denuclearization of the peninsula might happen sooner. so
we've developed a military pact to end a history of brutal confrontational and agreed to make efforts to turn the korean peninsula into a land of peace. these efforts include allowing international inspectors to observe the dismantling of its main rocket launch site the north has repeatedly promised its closure in the past without delivering. but kim jong un says the closure of the young be a nuclear plant depends on reciprocal steps by the united states what he means by that is unclear. so. in june donald trump became the first u.s. president to meet with a north korean leader analysts believe that north korea will want the u.s. to declare a formal end to the korean war possibly demanding a withdrawal of u.s. forces in the south and a relief from sanctions that are hurting north korea's struggling economy. if
president trump has not ruled out making concessions. what was you what is what is at work but in the meantime we're talking a very calm these come up gone so we'll see what happens. for koreans even small steps towards. our reasons for optimism after so many years of tensions and they like what they're seeing after all the leaders have never been this close before. the ban imposed on russian athletes could be lifted by the world anti-doping agency wada to day that despite widespread resistance from athletes and other sporting bodies russia's anti-doping agency has been suspended twice since two thousand and fifteen after a water report revealed a major state sponsored doping scandal athletes and. bodies from around the world
have urged water and not to reinstate russia's saying it would be a betrayal for clean up things. you're watching news coming to you from berlin we have much more for you at the top of the next hour rita will be with you then and of course you get all the latest news information online around the clock thanks for watching. nico he's in germany to learn german. luge beneath. why not learn with him online on your mobile and free to sask from the w e learning course nikos speak.