The Czech Republic on June 4 rejected a proposal by German Chancellor Angela Merkel that called for a pan-European border police force.
Merkel has proposed a flexible system in which states that do not want to take in their quota of asylum seekers – based on population, unemployment rate, and GDP – would be able to provide more assistance in other dimensions of migration management, including policing.
The compromise was rejected in Prague, where burden sharing on a transnational level is reje...


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