Brussels. On Thursday, the European Parliament backed plans to relocate 120,000 refugees across member states to ease pressure on Greece (50,400), Hungary (54,000), and Italy (15,600).

On a Ministerial level, the disagreement remains with objections from Denmark, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Lithuania, Estonia, and the ambiguous position of Poland. In the plenary debate on Wednesday, Luxembourg's Minister for Immigration and Asylum, Jean Asselborn, suggested the quotas may change. Speaking o...


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