Monday

5th Dec 2016

Ticker

UN wants EU to resettle more Syrian refugees

The United Nations commissioner for refugees, Antonio Guterres, told the Guardian newspaper on Monday that EU member states need to take in more Syrians refugees. "I find it disconcerting how many Syrians struggle to find protection in Europe," he said. The UN says 30,000 need to be resettled immediately.

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