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Les Echoes - Refugee situation in Afghanistan divides EU member states

While the European Commission is calling on all member states to accept Afghan refugees, wide disparities persist in the willingness of the EU27 to take them in. 

Marie Walter-Franke, Affiliate Policy Fellow, sees no agreement in sight among member states on the distribution of refugees under a quota system. "The common denominator of the EU27 is financial support to third countries so that they can take in refugees," she says in an interview with Les Echoes.

Read the full article (in French) here.

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