Tag Archives: Slovakia

More EU states oppose ‘permanent’ refugee quotas

Clear split between EU countries that want a common asylum system (Germany, Austria, Holland are the most vocal) and those who don’t. Spain is hesitating, and Poland, Czech, Slovakia, Romania and Hungary are against. The more asylum seekers a country has, the more likely it supports moves towards a common system. The counties that want […]

Slovakia selects refugees while sending police to assist in Hungary

Slovakia seems to have backed down on its threat to refuse to implement the binding EU plan to reallocate 160,000 refugees. A first 200 will be selected in Italy. Slovakia is the only EU country with a “Christian only” policy for quota refugees. The main arrival country Greece has refused to cooperate with religious screening […]