EU makes move on immigrant crisis

(VOVworld) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel hailed a plan proposed by EC President Jean-Claude Juncker for relocating refugees, saying that it is the first major step toward resolving the crisis.

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Refugees arrive at the airport train station in Düsseldorf, Germany, early on September 9, 2015 (Photo: EPA)

Juncker will announce his plan on Wednesday, which relocates 120,000 refugees, who are currently seeking shelter in Italy, Greece, and Hungary. According to the plan, Germany will receive 26.2 %, France 20%, and Spain 12.4% of the refugees.
The same day, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the US government is considering some specific measures to help Europe address the immigrant crisis.

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