President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker delivers the annual State of The European Union speech in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, unveiling new plans to beef up the European Union’s coastguard and asylum agency. Photo: EPA-EFE

Juncker unveils plan for stronger EU borders amid rising nationalism

Proposals come as EU nations argue over who takes responsibility for people rescued in the Mediterranean, with arrivals fuelling nationalist sentiment

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President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker delivers the annual State of The European Union speech in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, unveiling new plans to beef up the European Union’s coastguard and asylum agency. Photo: EPA-EFE
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