Tusk proposals over refugee quotas puts Athens on alert ahead of EU summit

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: European Union, Refugees, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is said to be steeling himself for a potential clash within the European Union over the fate of refugees, which has also been causing domestic problems of late.

Athens is readying for this week’s EU leaders’ summit after reports that European Council President Donald Tusk is set to propose the scrapping of the quota system that compels member states to accept refugees.

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