EU Calls on Member States to Accept Refugees
In today’s State of the European Union speech, European Commission President Jean-Claude Junker called on the EU’s member states to accept the migrants crossing into Europe and detailing a plan for distributing people across countries based on economic opportunity and size. The plan comes after calls from German Chancellor Angela Merkel for other European leaders to step up in addressing the humanitarian crisis.
Read more from The New York Times: European Official Calls for Continent to Take In 160,000 Migrants.
Read more from Bloomberg: EU’s Executive Arm Proposes Distributing Refugees Across Region.