26 November 2020

EU nations on Med coast renew push for migrant quotas


Greece, Italy, Malta and Spain say in a joint paper that mandatory quotas for sharing out people who qualify for refugee status among the 27 EU countries must be pursued.A Syrian refugee holds onto his children as he struggles to walk off a dinghy on the Greek island of Lesvos, after crossing a part of the Aegean Sea from Turkey to Lesvos, September 24, 2015.(Reuters)European countries that have unwillingly been hosting hundreds of thousands of migrants have expressed concern over new proposals [...]