Romania opposes EU refugee quotas, says may have to take more

September 17, 2015 11:29 AM

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BUCHAREST, Sept 17 Romanian President Klaus Iohannis reiterated on Thursday the European Union state did not consider mandatory quotas a solution to Europe's migrant crisis.

Romania has said it can take in a maximum 1,785 of migrants in a voluntary scheme to help ease pressures on the European Union. But under a relocation scheme envisioned in Brussels, Romania would have to take in more people.

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