EU ministers fail to reach refugee quotas deal: official

Refugees from Middle Eastern countries walk on railroad tracks as they approach the border with Hungary near northern Serbian town of Horgos on September 14, 2015EU interior ministers failed to reach unanimous agreement on Monday on a plan for binding quotas to relocate 120,000 refugees and take the strain off Greece, Italy, and Hungary, officials said. “Yes, not everyone is on board at the moment,” Luxembourg minister Jean Asselborn told a press conference in Brussels after an emergency meeting. The ministers were discussing plans unveiled last week by European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker to redistribute 120,000 refugees from overstretched Greece, Italy and Hungary.

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