New proposal in works for protection of EU’s external borders – Juncker

The European Commission will make a new proposal on how to protect the EU’s external borders in September, President Jean-Claude Juncker said. “We agreed today that in September the Commission would make a proposal on the protection of the external border,” he said on Friday. Juncker is visiting Vienna for the start of Austria’s six-month presidency of the European Union, Reuters said. Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said earlier he hoped EU leaders would reach an agreement on strengthening the border agency Frontex at an informal meeting in Salzburg.