French President Emmanual Macron announced late on Monday that 14 of the 28 members of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants and refugees across the bloc.

The EU's interior and foreign ministers gathered in Paris in an attempt to bridge bitter divisions over the ongoing debate about how Europe should handle the issue over illegal migration from the Middle East and Africa.

Specifically, the government officials who...

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