September 17, 2015

EU parliament gives green light to refugee relocation plan

The European Parliament has strongly backed a proposal to relocate 120,000 refugees around EU member states to ease pressure on Greece, Hungary and Italy. Several eastern European countries oppose the plan.

European Union lawmakers in Brussels approved the plan in an emergency vote by 372 votes to 124, with 53 abstentions on Thursday. Read more.

DW

Related,
End of Schengen? EU countries toughen border control - RT
Refugees Crisis Splits European Countries (I) - SCF

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