Obama urges European allies to accept 'fair share' of refugees

Migrants and refugees queue at a camp to be registered after crossing the Macedonian-Greek border near Gevgelija on September 22, 2015US President Barack Obama on Tuesday pressed European nations to take their “fair share” of refugees, after the EU reluctantly reached an agreement designed to halt a destabilizing humanitarian crisis. The statement is likely to be seen as a warning to Hungary, the Czech Republic, Romania and Slovakia who unsuccessfully opposed a deal to relocate 120,000 refugees inside the European Union. Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico was among those who insisted he would not accept the “diktat” from Brussels.

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