nucklehead Posted November 20, 2015 Share Posted November 20, 2015 http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2015/11/one-country-youd-expect-reject-syrian-refugees-wants-take-30000 Quote French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday at a meeting of French mayors that France will accept 30,000 refugees over the next two years, calling it his country's "humanitarian duty." The announcement earned a standing ovation from the mayors, according to the Washington Post. France had already committed to take in just over 24,000 refugees under the terms of a mandatory EU quota plan that was adopted in September. Extending that commitment to 30,000 is one of the few positive signs for the EU's efforts, largely led by Germany, to spread refugees more equitably across the continent. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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