How Europe is starting to win on the migration front

Austria’s new chancellor says he will follow eastern European countries’ example and reject mandatory migrant quotas set by the EU

  • Sebastian Kurz, 31, joined leaders from eastern Europe in rejecting EU’s scheme
  • EU president Donald Tusk also spoke out against migrant quotas for members
  • It was created to share 160,000 migrants around EU to help Greece and Italy

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Angela Merkel should have learnt some lessons from her diminished performance at this year’s German elections as a result of her open door migration policies. She is now trying to put down Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, who has branded EU mandatory migrant quotas as “ineffective” and “highly divisive.

Germany’s Merkel blasts EU’s Tusk over migration policy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has hit out at top European Union official Donald Tusk, a former Polish prime minister, over his critical comments about the bloc’s migration policy, according to media reports.

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