BRUSSELS – The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):
No migrants are arriving at Austria's main border crossing with Slovenia — a situation police say may be due to bad weather in the Aegean Sea — as Vienna introduces a plan to cap the number of arriving asylum-seekers
Austria announced earlier this week it would allow a maximum 80 people a day to apply for asylum at its southern border points, starting Friday. It said it would press ahead despite claims the move was illegal.
Police spokesman Fritz Grundnig said at the Spielfeld crossing no refugees were expected Friday. He said the reason isn't clear but "we assume that there was a weather problem in the Aegean a couple of days ago."
In neighboring Germany, Interior Ministry spokesman Tobias Plate said Berlin views Austria's quota plans "with a certain skepticism."
The leaders of Germany and France are meeting Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras amid growing worry about Greece's lack of control over thousands of migrants crossing its borders into the European Union every week.
Tsipras, Chancellor Angela Merkel and France's Francois Hollande are talking on the sidelines of a European Union summit in Brussels on Friday. Six hours of talks the night before highlighted still-deep divisions across the continent about how to deal with the EU's worst-ever refugee crisis.
Officials said leaders at Thursday's talks argued over conflicting national reactions to the migrant influx, and the potential collapse of Europe's border-free travel.
The EU's executive Commission has given Greece three months to restore order on its borders, but few believe Athens will be able to meet the deadline.