Minister: Poland will veto forced relocation of migrants

January 26, 2016 9:45 AM

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WARSAW, Poland – Poland's interior minister says the nation will veto any plan by the European Union that would oblige member states to accept set numbers of migrants.

Last year, Poland and other countries in the region opposed a plan to redistribute over 120,000 migrants from Africa and the Middle East among the EU members. Warsaw agreed to accept no more than 7,000 asylum-seekers.

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