190612Z SEP 17


In just over a week, Austria and Denmark have joined the Visegrad 4 in rejecting further refugees.

Krone (translated):

Our country has “had enough to deal with the situation so far, especially the integration, but also the out-of-country activities of those who are not on the road, so we do not think about the next step,” says Sobotka.

EU Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos had said earlier that the EU had adopted UN- Refugee Commissioner Filippo Grandi assured the inclusion of 40,000 refugees by resettlement. This involves the reception of already recognized refugees from third countries such as Turkey, Libya, Jordan or Lebanon.


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Austria (AT) is estimated to have a population of 8.8 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 0.4% pa.
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