EU nations are squabbling over who should take in migrants EPA
Sixteen member states have not offered up a single place to migrants so far EPA
Meanwhile neighbouring France, which said it would house 19,714 migrants, has so far offered up places to a paltry 40 and has accepted none. Under the plans, by this stage the French should have provided sanctuary to 1,134 people.
More than 700,000 people have applied for asylum already this year REUTERS
Many European countries have been unable to cope with the influx REUTERS
Brussels’ Migration and Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos headed forAthens today to join a flight of 30 asylum seekers who are due to be relocated to Luxembourg.
He branded the move a “symbolic moment”, adding: “We commend Luxembourg for being the first Member State to relocate people from Greece.”