No consensus on Afghan Refugees in EU

Politics | August 23, 2021, Monday // 09:37|  views

There is no consensus whatsoever among the European Union countries, not even the majority in favor of accepting Afghan refugees, Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa said in a tweet on Sunday.

"The EU countries must themselves decide whether they want to have a new wave of migrants or not. Currently, it is not only that there is no consensus, but there is not even the qualified or at least the simple majority [at the Council of the EU] to do this," said the prime minister of Slovenia, which holds the presidency of the Council of the European Union in the second half of this year.

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