EU Parliament Backs Plan to Relocate 160,000 Asylum-Seekers
The European Parliament has overwhelmingly backed plans by E.U. Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker to ease the burden on the bloc’s border states from a wave of asylum-seekers, mostly coming from Syria.
The lawmakers also called for an international conference bringing together the E.U. with the United Nations, United States and Arab states, in a bid to end the most serious crisis of its kind since World War II.
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