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Szydlo and Hungarian PM Viktor Orban: Populist leaders in central Europe have been making the terrorism-migration link since last year (Photo: Official Facebook page of Viktor Orban)

Poland says No to migrants after Brussels attack

Polish prime minister Beata Szydlo has said the Brussels attacks mean that Poland cannot take part in the EU’s migrant relocation scheme.

"Twenty eight EU countries agreed to solve the issue through relocation. But I will say it very clearly: I do not see it possible to allow migrants in Poland at the moment," Szydlo told the Superstacja TV broadcaster on Wednesday (23 March).

She criticised German chancellor Angela Merkel for having “invited migrants to Europe.”

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Szydlo and Hungarian PM Viktor Orban: Populist leaders in central Europe have been making the terrorism-migration link since last year (Photo: Official Facebook page of Viktor Orban)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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