European Commission to haul Czech, Hungary, Poland before court over refugee sharing
07 December, 2017, 19:36 | Author: Darnell Taylor
The European Union on Thursday has made a decision to sue the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland after they failed to comply with the Union's migrant relocation measures despite having been warned several times. Brussels is determined to enforce the scheme launched at the height of the migrant crisis in 2015 to share 160,000 refugees around the bloc and ease the burden on Greece and Italy. "The European Commission has today chose to refer the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland to the Court of Justice of the EU for non-compliance with their legal obligations on relocation", the commission said.
The refugee relocation plan was adopted in a legally-binding vote by a majority of European Union member states, but not the three refusing to take part.
There was no immediate reaction from Prague, Budapest or Warsaw, but all three have previously said the quotas are part of attempts by Brussels to limit national sovereignty.
"This is why, the commission has made a decision to move to the next stage of the infringement procedure and refer the three member states to the court of justice of the European Union". With over 32,000 persons having been relocated so far, there are still eligible applicants in Italy and Greece that should be relocated as a matter of priority. The EU's executive Commission sought reasons why but was given no satisfactory explanations.
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