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on June 8, 2017 in World News

Czech Republic Now Refusing Migrants in Fresh Blow to EU Quota Scheme

by Virginia Hale Brussels has threatened to take the Czech Republic to court after its government announced its withdrawal from the Commission scheme to force European Union (EU) countries to welcome migrants from the third world. Citing security issues, Czech Interior Minister Milan Chovanec said on Monday the Visegrád nation will not be resettling any more of the quota of 2,691 migrants demanded by the scheme, having so far taken just a dozen people who arrived uninvited to Italy and Greece on boats. “Due to the aggravated security situation and the dysfunctionality of the whole system, the government approved…...

by Virginia Hale Brussels has threatened to take the Czech Republic to court after its government announced its withdrawal from the Commission scheme to force European Union (EU) countries to welcome migrants from the third world. Citing security issues,...

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