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23rd Jan 2017

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Juncker pokes fun at refugees settling in Luxembourg

EU commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said Luxembourg was unable to find refugees willing to relocate from Greece or Italy until they were explained that it was near Germany. "We found 53 after explaining to them that it was close to Germany. They are no longer there [Luxembourg]," he said at an trade event in Brussels. He also said refugees refusing to relocate to places other than Germany was "scandalous".

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