Juncker to set out EU refugee plan, challenging leaders




 
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Juncker to set out EU refugee plan, challenging leaders
 
September 8th, 2015  
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Juncker to set out EU refugee plan, challenging leaders
By Alastair Macdonald STRASBOURG (Reuters) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will lay out plans for handling Europe's refugee crisis on Wednesday that may provoke new wrangling among EU states and between national leaders and the EU executive. Making his first annual State of the Union address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Juncker will propose states accept binding quotas to take in 160,000 asylum-seekers from frontline countries - four times the number he put forward in May to howls of outrage, notably in eastern Europe.




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