Talking Europe

Maltese foreign minister: ‘We need to implement legal paths of migration into Europe’

Malta is the EU's smallest member state by size and population. It joined the bloc in 2004 and is perhaps best known around the world as a sunny Mediterranean holiday destination. But it's also made global headlines for darker reasons recently: its role as an entry point into the EU for thousands of undocumented migrants, as well as for the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who had been investigating allegations of high level corruption on the island.


We sat down with Malta’s Foreign Minister Carmelo Abela to talk about the country’s current challenges and its place in Europe.

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